A Contemporary Approach to Optics with Practical Applications and New Focused Pedagogy
Hecht Optics balances theory and instrumentation to provide you with the necessary, classical background through a lively and clear narrative.
Optics, Fifth Edition is distinguished by three core imperatives for the reader: up-to-date content in line with the ever-evolving technological advances in the Optics field; a modern approach to discourse including studies on photons, phasors, and theory; and improvements and revisions to the previous edition's pedagogy including over one hundred new worked examples.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - IvanIdris - LibraryThing
I had a course on Optics in my first year in University with this book. The book has lots of examples and is very “wordy”. I suspect the author hoped to make it a reference as well as a study book ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - name99 - LibraryThing
I loathed this book when I was an undergraduate student, more so than any textbook I've ever encountered before or since. And what do you know? Reading it again, sixteen years later, I loathe it just ... Read full review