By A. E. Conrady
"For the optical engineer it truly is an quintessential work." — Journal, Optical Society of America
"As a realistic consultant this e-book has no rival." — Transactions, Optical Society
"A noteworthy contribution," — Nature (London)
This two-volume paperback republication of A. E. Conrady's vintage paintings offers his whole procedure of optical layout. the one paintings of its type in English, this set leads the reader step-by-step from the elemental techniques of geometrical and actual optics as much as the purpose the place he can layout the easier optical structures with no relief. It is still the single targeted paintings at the topic written with the desires of the sensible clothier and the self-taught consistently in brain. for many of the textual content, no arithmetic above trigonometry is required; occasional sections require a few calculus and analytical geometry.
Part I covers all usual ray-tracing tools, including the total idea of basic aberrations and as a lot of upper aberration as is required for the layout of telescopes, low-power microscopes and easy optical platforms. Chapters: basic Equations, round Aberration, actual point of Optical pictures, Chromatic Aberration, layout of Achromatic Object-Glasses, Extra-Axial snapshot issues, The Optical Sine Theorem, Trigonometric Tracing of indirect Pencils, common idea of excellent Optical platforms, and traditional Eyepieces.
Part II extends the insurance to the systematic examine and layout of virtually all kinds of optical structures, with designated awareness to high-power microscope ambitions and anastigmatic photographic pursuits. Edited and accomplished from the author's manuscript via Rudolf Kingslake, Director of Optical layout, Eastman Kodak corporation. Chapters: extra strategies by way of the Thin-Lens technique, Optical course adjustments, Optical course transformations at an Axial snapshot aspect, Optical Tolerances, Chromatic Aberration as an Optical direction distinction, The Matching precept and the layout of Microscope pursuits, basic Aberrations of indirect Pencils, Analytical strategies for easy structures with distant cease, Symmetrical Photographic targets, and Unsymmetrical Photographic Objectives.
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Applied Optics and Optical Design, Part Two: 002 (Dover Books on Physics) by A. E. Conrady