Optical System Design, 2nd Edition
McG--w-Hill Professional; 2nd Edition | ISBN: 0071472487 | PDF | 809 pages | 13.3 MB
Honed for more than 20 years in an SPIE professional course taught by renowned optical systems designer Robert E. Fischer, Optical System Design, Second Edition brings you the latest cutting-edge design techniques and more than 400 detailed diagrams that clearly illustrate every major procedure in optical design.
This thoroughly updated resource helps you work better and faster with computer-aided optical design techniques, diffractive optics, and the latest applications, including digital imaging, telecommunications, and machine vision. No need for complex, unnecessary mathematical derivations-instead, you get hundreds of examples that break the techniques down into understandable steps. For twenty-first century optical design without the mystery, the authoritative Optical Systems Design, Second Edition features:
Computer-aided design use explained through sample problems
Case studies of third-millennium applications in digital imaging, sensors, lasers, machine vision, and more
New chapters on optomechanical design, systems analysis, and stray-light suppression
New chapter on polarization including lots of really useful information
New and expanded chapter on diffractive optics
Techniques for getting rid of geometrical aberrations
Testing, tolerancing, and manufacturing guidance
Intelligent use of aspheric surfaces in optical design
Pointers on using off-the-shelf optics
Basic optical principles and solutions for common and advanced design problems
About the Author
Robert Fischer is the president of Optics 1, Inc., and a past president of SPIE.
Biljana Tadic-Galeb (Westlake Village, CA) is a senior optical staff engineer at Optics 1.
Paul Yoder is a consultant specializing in optical and opto-mechanical design.