Introduction to Fourier Optics

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Roberts and Company Publishers, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 491 pages
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Fourier analysis is a ubiquitous tool that has found application to diverse areas of physics and engineering. This book deals with its applications in optics, and in particular with applications to diffraction, imaging, optical data processing and holography. This book can be used as an upper level textbook to satisfy the needs of several different types of courses.
 

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This book is an outstanding classic. It is a must read for any systems engineering graduate student. Prof. Goodman's clarity and insight are without par.

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This is an excellent book. It is clear and readable. I have always been able to find a coherent and understandable explanation for anything I have serached for.

Contents

Introduction
1
Foundations of Scalar Diffraction Theory
31
Fresnel and Fraunhofer Diffraction
63
WaveOptics Analysis of Coherent Optical Systems
97
Frequency Analysis of Optical Imaging Systems
127
Wavefront Modulation
173
Analog Optical Information Processing
219
Holography
297
Fourier Optics in Optical Communications
399
A Delta Functions and Fourier Transform Theorems
433
B Introduction to Paraxial Geometrical Optics
441
Polarization and Jones Matrices
455
The Grating Equation
463
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Joseph W. Goodman held the William Ayer Chair in Electrical Engineering at Stanford, and also served in several administrative posts, including Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering, and Senior Associate Dean of Engineering for Faculty Affairs. He is now the William Ayer Professor Emeritus. His work has been recognized by a variety of awards and honors, including the F.E. Terman Award of the American Society for Engineering Education, the Dennis Gabor Award of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), the Max Born Award, the Esther Beller Hoffman Award, the Ives Medal from the Optical Society of America, and the Education Medal of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has served as president of the Optical Society of America and the International Commission for Optics.

 

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