Journals Higher Education

$130.00

Hardcover

07 January 2011

736 Pages | 490 b/w line & 10 halftone illus.

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199584611


Bookseller Code (06)

The Light Fantastic

A Modern Introduction to Classical and Quantum Optics

Second Edition

Ian Kenyon

  • Comprehensive coverage of both classical and quantum optics
  • Clear explanations from first principles
  • Exploration of exciting modern developments and applications
  • Clear, detailed diagrams and worked examples, with end-of-chapter exercises
  • Second edition includes new chapters on Fourier optics, astronomical telescopes, photonic crystals and quantum dots, optical cavities, and cryptography
  • The second edition includes new chapters on Fourier optics, astronomical telescopes, photonic crystals and quantum dots, optical cavities, and cryptography.
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