Carefully edited series of lectures by a distinguished theoretical physicist examines geometrical optics, the theory of interference and diffraction, Maxwell's Theory, crystal optics, and molecular optics. Peerless resource for students and professionals includes an index and a wealth of helpful figu... read more
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Carefully edited series of lectures by a distinguished theoretical physicist examines geometrical optics, the theory of interference and diffraction, Maxwell's Theory, crystal optics, and molecular optics. Peerless resource for students and professionals includes an index and a wealth of helpful figures.
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