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This handbook supplies analytical tools for the design and development of adaptive optics systems to enhance their ability to adjust for atmospheric turbulence, optical fabrication errors, thermally induced distortions, and laser device aberrations. It provides recommendations for selecting, testing and installing a wavefront compensation system.

Adaptive Optics Engineering Handbook.pdf

This handbook supplies analytical tools for the design and development of adaptive optics systems to enhance their ability to adjust for atmospheric turbulence, optical fabrication errors, thermally induced distortions, and laser device aberrations. It provides recommendations for selecting, testing and installing a wavefront compensation system.

Optics For Dummies

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Tracks a typical undergraduate optics course
Detailed explanations of concepts and summaries of equations
Valuable tips for study from college professors
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Coherent X-Ray Optics

The free-space diffraction theory of classical electromagnetic waves is a rich and
beautiful subject, elements of which will be given in the present chapter. This
serves as a pre-requisite for our later discussions on coherent X-ray optics, by
first considering the behaviour of such fields in the absence of optical elements.
The derivation of wave equations, governing the evolution of electromagnetic
fields in free space, is the first task of the present chapter. Taking the Maxwell
equations as a starting point, we derive the vacuum wave equations governing
the spatial and temporal evolution of electromagnetic fields in free space. Having
done so, we make a transition from a vector theory to a scalar theory of optics:
in the former, the free-space electromagnetic disturbance is described by its
electric and magnetic field vectors at each point in space–time, whereas the latter
describes the disturbance by a single real number at each space–time point.