Optics

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003 - Medical - 563 pages
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Thoroughly updated and revised, this definitive textbook continues to be the best available resource on the theory of optics and applications in optometry, ophthalmology, and vision science. It presents a complete overview of basic topics in optics and provides a strong foundation for further learning.

  • Comprehensive information on optics makes this book the definitive source on the subject.
  • A bright, two-color design enhances the text and aids the reader's understanding.


  • Completely updated and revised to present the latest information in the field.
  • All illustrations are now highlighted with a second color to aid understanding.
  • A new color plate section provides clear, excellent-quality photographs to vividly illustrate important concepts.
  • More information is included on aspheric lenses, with a new chapter on aspheric lenses.
  • Many new questions and exercises reinforce important points and help readers understand the material.
  • The contents have been entirely reorganized for a more logical, easy-to-follow approach.
  • A new glossary defines all key terms from the chapters for convenient reference.

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