Geometric Optics

Theory and Design of Astronomical Optical Systems Using Mathematica®
by Antonio Romano & Roberto Cavaliere
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Publisher: Springer International Publishing

Series: Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology

Publication Date: October 28, 2016

ISBN: 9783319437323

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This book—unique in the literature—provides readers with the mathematical background needed to design many of the optical combinations that are used in astronomical telescopes and cameras. The results presented in the work were obtained by using a different approach to third-order aberration theory as well as the extensive use of the software package Mathematica®.

Replete with workout examples and exercises, Geometric Optics is an excellent reference for advanced graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in applied mathematics, engineering, astronomy, and astronomical optics. The work may be used as a supplementary textbook for graduate-level courses in astronomical optics, optical design, optical engineering, programming with Mathematica, or geometric optics.