Optical Shop Testing
This updated Third Edition of the classic textbook is an essential reference for specialists and nonspecialists in the field of optical testing
Since the publication of the Second Edition of this book, many advances have taken place in the field of optical testing. Taking into account the changes in telecommunications, including the various forms of digital networks and their testing aspects, this Third Edition compiles the vast amount of research being conducted in optical engineering into one easily accessible source.
Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition brings together descriptions of all tests carried out in the optical shop that are applicable to optical components and systems. In addition to new chapters and modified material, this revised edition also includes information on:
Testing of aspheric wavefronts, compensators, and null configurations
Zernike polynomial and wavefront fitting
Optical metrology of diffuse objects
Angle, prism, curvature, and focal length measurements
Mathematical representation of an optical surface and its characteristics
Intended for anyone engaged in optical shop testing, this essential textbook also includes a CD-ROM with an exhaustive list of resources and two programs for Windows®, which will be useful when teaching or working in optical testing.
884 pages; ISBN 9780470135969
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Title: Optical Shop Testing
Author: Daniel Malacara