KEY BENEFIT Hecht Optics balances theory and instrumentation and provides students with the necessary classical background through a lively and clear narrative. Optics, Fifth Edition is distinguished by three core imperatives: 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. Key Topics: A Brief History; Wave Motion; Electromagnetic Theory, Photons, and Light;The Propagation of Light; Geometrical Optics; More on Geometrical Optics; The Superposition of Waves; Polarization; Interference; Diffraction; Fourier Optics; Basics of Coherence Theory; Modern Optics: Lasers and Other Topics MARKET For anyone interested in Optics.
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