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Optics, 11th Edition


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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.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • 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.

Key Features

    • 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.

Author Information

    By Mike Freeman, PhD, MPhil, BSc, MInstP(Hon), CGIA, Optics and Vision Limited, Denbigh, ClwydVisiting Professor, Department of Optometry, City University, London and Christopher Hull, Senior Lecturer, Departent of Optometry and Vision Science, City University, London

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Optics, 11th Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 576 Pages
  • Trim Size: 9 1/5 X 6 1/8 in
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-4248-4
  • Copyright: 2004