Introduction to Nonimaging Optics, Second Edition by Julio Chaves

By Julio Chaves

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics covers the theoretical foundations and layout tools of nonimaging optics, in addition to key ideas from comparable fields. This absolutely up-to-date, revised, and elevated Second Edition:



  • Features a brand new and intuitive advent with a uncomplicated description of some great benefits of nonimaging optics

  • Adds new chapters on wavefronts for a prescribed output (irradiance or intensity), infinitesimal étendue optics (generalization of the aplanatic optics), and Köhler optics and colour mixing

  • Incorporates new fabric at the simultaneous a number of floor (SMS) layout procedure in three-D, indispensable invariants, and étendue 2-D

  • Contains 21 chapters, 24 totally labored and several examples, and 1,000+ illustrations, together with images of actual devices

  • Addresses functions starting from solar power focus to illumination engineering

Introduction to Nonimaging Optics, moment Edition invitations rookies to discover the turning out to be box of nonimaging optics, whereas supplying pro veterans with an intensive reference book.

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