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Physics Laboratory manuals

  • Light and Opticsby Abdul Al-Azzawi

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 132.95

    THE NATURE OF LIGHT Introduction The Evolution of Light Theory Measurements of the Speed of Light Light Sources The Electromagnetic Spectrum Types of Electromagnetic Waves Properties of Light Further Reading LIGHT AND SHADOWS Introduction Shadows Solar Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Applications of Shadows Experimental Work List of References Appendices Further... more...

  • The Physics of Invisibilityby Martin Beech

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 29.95

    Describes in general terms how light can be manipulated to produce a distortion of images, known as invisibility Introduces the scientifically new technology of "invisibility cloaking," a technology currently heavily funded by the U.S. military Explores the current discussion of the use and ethics of invisibility more...

  • Patterns of Lightby Steven Beeson; James W. Mayer

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 99.00

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  • Edexcel A2 Physics Student Unit Guide: Unit 5 Physics from Creation to Collapseby Mike Benn

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 15.98

    Perfect for revision, these guides explain the unit requirements, summarise the content and include specimen questions with graded answers. Each full-colour New Edition Student Unit Guide provides ideal preparation for your unit exam:.; Feel confident you understand the unit: each guide comprehensively covers the unit content and includes topic summaries,... more...

  • Principles of Opticsby Max Born; Emil Wolf; A. B. Bhatia; P. C. Clemmow; D. Gabor; A. R. Stokes; A. M. Taylor; P. A. Wayman; W. L. Wilcock

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 84.00

    Principles of Optics is one of the classic science books of the twentieth century, and probably the most influential book in optics published in the past 40 years. The new edition is the first ever thoroughly revised and expanded edition of this standard text. Among the new material, much of which is not available in any other optics text, is a section... more...

  • Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On Seeing the Stars)by Dan Burton

    BRILL 2006; US$ 144.00

    A translation of "On Seeing the Stars", Nicole Oresme's 14th-century treatise on atmospheric refraction, in which Oresme uses optics and infinitesimals to help solve the problem of astronomy, while proposing that light travels along a curve through the atmosphere. more...

  • Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasersby Mark Csele

    Wiley 2011; US$ 160.00

    A comprehensive introduction to the burgeoning field of photonics The field of photonics is finding increasing applications across a broad range of industries. While many other books provide an overview of the subject, Fundamentals of Light Sources and Lasers closes a clear gap in the current literature by concentrating on the principles of laser... more...

  • A History of Optics from Greek Antiquity to the Nineteenth Centuryby Olivier Darrigol

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    This book is a long-term history of optics, from early Greek theories of vision to the nineteenth-century victory of the wave theory of light. It shows how light gradually became the central entity of a domain of physics that no longer referred to the functioning of the eye; it retraces the subsequent competition between medium-based and corpuscular... more...

  • Optics for Engineersby Charles A. DiMarzio

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 98.95

    This book is an excellent resource for teaching any student or scientist who needs to use optical systems. I particularly like the addition of MATLAB scripts and functions. Highly recommended. ?Professor James C. Wyant, Dean of College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona His book is clear, concise and highly readable. This is an excellent... more...

  • Lenses and wavesby Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis

    Springer 2004; US$ 209.00

    In 1690, Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) published Traité de la Lumière, containing his renowned wave theory of light. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of natural knowledge. This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave... more...