Optics – Eugene Hecht – 4th Edition


Accurate, authoritative and comprehensive, , Fourth Edition of Eugene Hecht; has been revised to provide readers with the most up-to-date coverage of optics. The market leader for over a decade, this provides a balance of theory and instrumentation, while also including the necessary classical background. The writing style is lively and accessible.

This edition of Hecht’s book serves as both text and . It provides the reader with an understanding of many concepts through historical anecdotes and citations. Discussions of topics include developments in optics, optical signal and .

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Table of Contents

1 A Brief History
2 Wave Motion
3 Electromagnetic Theory, Photons, and Light
4 The Propagation of Light
5 Geometrical Optics
6 More on Geometrical Optics
7 The Superposition of Waves
8 Polarization
9 Interference
10 Diffraction
11 Fourier Optics
12 Basics of Coherence Theory
13 Modern Optics: Lasers and Other Topics
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June 4, 2021 7:48 am

I want to study optics

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