Geometrical Optics in Engineering Physics

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This monograph provides concise and clear coverage of modern ray theory without the need of complicated mathematics. Comprehensive coverage is given to wave problems in engineering physics, considering rays and caustics as physical objects.
 

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Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
1
The Scalar Wave Fields
7
Applications of the Ray Methods
103
GeometricalOptics Approximation
125
Axially Symmetric Problem
174
Homogeneous Media
204
Electromagnetic Wave Fields
218
Polarization Degeneracy
240
Complex Geometrical Optics
275
Conclusion
328
Index
351
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