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By Ajoy K. Ghatak, K. Thyagarajan (auth.)

ISBN-10: 1468423584

ISBN-13: 9781468423587

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With the appearance of lasers, a variety of functions of it reminiscent of optical details processing, holography, and optical verbal exchange have advanced. those purposes have made the examine of optics crucial for scientists and engineers. the current quantity, meant for senior less than­ graduate and first-year graduate scholars, introduces uncomplicated strategies neces­ sary for an figuring out of a lot of those functions. The ebook has grown out of lectures given on the Master's point to scholars of utilized optics on the Indian Institute of expertise, New Delhi. Chapters 1-3 take care of geometrical optics, the place we advance the idea in the back of the tracing of rays and calculation of aberrations. The formulation for aberrations are derived from first ideas. We use the tactic in­ volving Luneburg's therapy ranging from Hamilton's equations considering the fact that we think that this technique is straightforward to appreciate. Chapters 4--8 talk about the extra very important elements of latest actual optics, specifically, diffraction, coherence, Fourier optics, and holog­ raphy. the foundation for dialogue is the scalar wave equation. a few purposes of spatial frequency filtering and holography also are mentioned. With the provision of high-power laser beams, a good number of nonlinear optical phenomena were studied. Of a number of the nonlinear phenomena, the self-focusing (or defocusing) of sunshine beams as a result of the nonlinear dependence of the dielectric consistent on depth has obtained enormous realization. In bankruptcy nine we speak about intimately the steady-state self-focusing of sunshine beams.

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2 describe the five Seidel aberrations, namely, spherical aberration, coma, astigmatism, curvature of field, and distortion. 3. 6, we obtain explicit expressions for the aberration coefficients in optical systems possessing finite discontinuities in refractive index, the refractive index between two discontinuities being con~tant. Examples of s'uch optical systems are systems made up of lenses. 7 we discuss the chromatic aberrations of optical systems. 2. Expressions for Third-Order Aberrations For a rotationally symmetric system, the Hamiltonian [see Eq.

5-13) and Lln1 again, we obtain = n2 - n 1. 6-4) Thus, using Eqs. 6-4) in Eqs. 6-5) 4n6(z) where the prime denotes differentiation with respect to the argument and we have used the fact that <5( -z) = <5(z). Further, no(z) = n 10( -z) + n2 0 (z), which represents the refractive-index variation along the z axis. If we substitute for H 11, H 12, and H 22 in Eq. 2-38), we will obtain the expressions for the various aberration coefficients.

3-18) the ellipse degenerates into a straight line along the x direction (shown as e in Fig. 2. 7a). This is called the sagittal focus. 3-19) is a measure of astigmatism. Thus the two foci would coincide when C = O. 3-20) If we use the positive sign, we obtain C = 0, which corresponds to no astigmatism. Thus in the absence of astigmatism, the image is circular at all planes, which would degenerate to a point at z = Dx6d. On the other hand, if we use the negative sign in Eq. , the image is circular only at a fixed plane.

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