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Published: 29 March 2018

736 Pages | 481 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198824329

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Modern Optics

Second Edition

B. D. Guenther

  • Solutions manual available on request from the OUP website
  • Most up-to-date treatment available on modern optics
  • Provides an overview of the topics and an introduction to design practices for a number of applications
  • Problem sets provided develop skills in applying subject matter
  • Numerous images faciliate understanding of maths used in the text
  • Introduction to design techniques leads into acousto-optics, medical imaging, lens design and thin film design

New to this Edition:

  • Discussion of photonic crystals integrated with coverage of holography.
  • Added discussion of surface plasmons, quasi phase matching discussion exapanded, optical activity discussion enhanced.
  • Benefits from new computational imaging used.
  • Higher Order Gaussian modes and Bessel Beams provided.

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