Optical System Design, Second Edition, Hardback Book

Optical System Design, Second Edition Hardback


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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Learn advanced optical design techniques from the field's most respected guideHoned 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 problemsCase studies of third-millennium applications in digital imaging, sensors, lasers, machine vision, and moreNew chapters on optomechanical design, systems analysis, and stray-light suppressionNew chapter on polarization including lots of really useful informationNew and expanded chapter on diffractive opticsTechniques for getting rid of geometrical aberrationsTesting, tolerancing, and manufacturing guidanceIntelligent use of aspheric surfaces in optical designPointers on using off-the-shelf opticsBasic optical principles and solutions for common and advanced design problems