Journals Higher Education

£42.50

Paperback

Published: 11 November 2010

734 Pages | 490 b/w line illustrations and 10 halftones

246x189mm

ISBN: 9780199584604


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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

New to this Edition:

  • The second edition includes new chapters on Fourier optics, astronomical telescopes, photonic crystals and quantum dots, optical cavities, and cryptography.
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