Physics of Light and Optics
by Justin Peatross, Michael Ware
Publisher: Brigham Young University 2011
Number of pages: 345
Physics of Light and Optics is a textbook designed for an advanced undergraduate optics course for physics majors. Topics are addressed from a physics perspective and include the propagation of light in matter, reflection and transmission at boundaries, polarization effects, dispersion, coherence, ray optics and imaging, diffraction, and the quantum nature of light.
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