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principles and methods of geometrical optics

especially as applied to the theory of optical instruments

by James P. C. Southall

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Published by Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geometrical optics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James P. C. Southall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC381 .S7, QC381 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 626 p.
    Number of Pages626
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15040012M
    LC Control Number10016652

    Geometrical optics, or ray optics, is a model of optics that describes light propagation in terms of ray in geometric optics is an abstraction useful for approximating the paths along which light propagates under certain circumstances.. The simplifying assumptions of geometrical optics include that light rays: propagate in straight-line paths as they travel in a homogeneous medium. Optics Lecture Notes by Michigan State University. This lecture note covers following topics: Nature of Light, Geometrical Optics, Optical Instrumentation, Dispersion, Prisms, and Aberrations, Wave Equations, EM Waves, Polarization, Fresnel Equations, Production of Polarized Light, Superposition of Waves Interference of Light, Coherence, Fraunhofer Diffraction, Fourier Optics, Characteristics.

    This little book is an excellent optics reference book. It collects together the basic concepts and formulas of geometric optics in a clear and concise form, and also defines and explains common optical terminology (pupils, rays, FOV, NA, etc.).   Another is H. A. Buchdahl, An Introduction to Hamiltonian Optics (Dover, ). A rather older textbook on geometrical optics is by J. L. Synge, Geometrical Optics: An Introduction to Hamilton’s Method (Cambridge University Press, ) showing the derivation of the ray equations in the final chapter using variational methods.

    The book introduces all the three areas of optics at undergraduate level. There are 9 chapters, and there are 15 to 25 problems at the end of each chapter for students to practice the concepts. Therefore, the emphasis in this chapter is also on modern numerical methods such as ray tracing and some other systematic methods such as the paraxial matrix theory. We will start with a section showing the transition from wave optics to geometrical optics and the resulting limitations of the validity of geometrical optics.


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plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews. Without getting bogged down in daunting mathematics (see "Principles of Optics" for that!), "Fundamentals of Optics" covers ALL of the main points of optics in a very consistently clear and concise manner, so much so that, after twenty years in the business of optical engineering, this book is STILL the first book I go to when I need to review Cited by: Handbook of Optical Design, Third Edition covers the fundamental principles of geometric optics and their application to lens design in one volume.

It incorporates classic aspects of lens design along with important modern methods, tools, and instruments, including contemporary astronomical telescopes, Gaussian beams, and computer lens by: J11 J P C Southall Principles And Methods Of Geometrical Optics Macmillan 42 J12a Subramaniam & Brijlal Text Book of Optics S Chand, New Delhi ,5 J13 F A Glenn Geometrical Optics Chilton J16 Jenkins Fundamentals of Optics Mc Graw Hill J18 Francis W S Optics: Principles Of Physics Series ,London File Size: 22KB.

Fundamental Laws of Geometrical Optics. 21 is selected for this purpose is that of empty space or vacuum, and the index of refraction of a medium with respect to empty space is called, therefore, the absolute index of refraction of the medium, or, simply, the refractive index.

The book can be used as a textbook for a senior undergraduate or a first-year graduate class. Geometrical optics is fundamental to optical imaging. Chapter 1 lays out its foundations. It starts with the sign convention of Cartesian geometry, states the Fermat's principle, and derives the three laws of geometrical optics from it.

We call this part of optics “geometric optics.” This chapter will concentrate on such situations. When light interacts with smaller objects, it has very prominent wave characteristics, such as constructive and destructive interference.

Wave Optics will concentrate on such situations. Lens design uses a calculation of the lens’ surfaces that permits us to obtain an image from a given object. A set of general rules and laws permits us to calculate the essential points of the optical system, such as distances, thickness, pupils, and focal distances, among others.

Now, the theory on which classical lens design is based has changed radically, as our theoretical foundations do. Lectures On Geometrical Optics. This lecture note explains following topics: Basics of optics, Laws of Reflection and Refraction, Reflection from spherical mirrors, Velocity of image, Refraction at Plane Surfaces, Prism Theory, Defects of images, Refraction from curved surfaces.

Lecture Notes on Geometrical Optics (02/10/14) / Introduction to Optics –Nick Fang We tend to think of light as bundles of rays in our daily life. This is because we observe the processes (emission, reflection, scattering) at a distance (> 10cms with bare eyes) that are much longer than the wavelength of light ( m or ­.

Optics. The method of geometrical optics will not solve all problems that involve light. There are problems in which light must be treated as a wave with interference effects; this is called physical optics and is the subject of the experiment, Diffraction and Interference.

Symplectic geometry, well known as the basic structure of Hamiltonian mechanics, is also the foundation of optics. In fact, optical systems (geometric or wave) have an even richer symmetry structure than mechanical ones (classical or quantum).

The symmetries underlying the geometric model of light are based on the symplectic s: 1. This book is the culmination of twenty-five years of teaching Geometrical Optics. The volume is organised such that the single spherical refracting surface is the basic optical element.

Spherical mirrors are treated as special cases of refraction, with the same applicable s: 4. The book is intended for postgraduate students and teachers in physics and electron optics, as well as researchers and scientists in academia and industry working in the field of electron optics, electron and ion microscopy and nanolithography.

Show less. Enunciated by Pierre Fermat inFermat's principleacts as a foundation to geometrical optics. The main propagation laws are derived from it. The terms by themselves cannot be any simpler:light follows the shortest path in time.

In fact, it can be demonstrated that it is the longest in somes cases, but in any case the path is extremal. Geometric optics is the study of light and images using geometric principles using linear rays to represent the paths traveled by light.

On the other hand, physical optics deals with the wave nature of light, and quantum optics (beyond the scope of this book) and highlights the particle nature of light and the interaction of light and matter.

Brewster Introduction to Geometrical Optics download ISBN; ; Geometrical Optics and Optical Design; This book is an up to date, introductory treatment of geometrical optics, from the point of view of the future optics practitioner. The principles of gaussian optics and first; Pantazis Mouroulis, John Macdonald; pages; Science.

Geometric optics itself is a few concepts, and any good text will cover it: Born & Wolf, "Principles of Optics" Hecht & Zajak, "Optics" both contain good summaries of geometric optics, with the Born & Wolf one being much more thorough, but more arcane (the notation used in.

This booklet contains that part of geometrical optics that can be regarded as an immediate consequence of the principles of FERMAT and HUYGENS. The description of the ray map in the first approximation may be informally integrated with the general theory.

Principles and Methods of Geometric Optics. ll (Macmillan, ) Progress in Optics. Ed (series) (North-Holland, Amsterdam) QCP65 Principles of. The principles and methods of geometrical optics, especially as applied to the theory of optical instruments.P. Ewart 1. Geometrical Optics Fermat's Principle Light has been studied for a long time.

Archimedes and other ancient Greek thinkers made original contributions but we mention here Heron of Alexandria (c. 10 - 75 AD) as he was the first to articulate what has come to be known as Fermat's Principle.

Fermat.The book is comprised of 14 chapters that discuss various topics about optics, such as geometrical theories, image forming instruments, and optics of metals and crystals. The text covers the elements of the theories of interference, interferometers, and diffraction.