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Robert Fischer is the president of Optics 1, Inc., and a past president of SPIE.
Biljana Tadic-Galeb (Westlake Village, CA) is a senior optical staff engineer at Optics 1.
Paul Yoder is a consultant specializing in optical and opto-mechanical design.
Being able to have this book on my phone as a quick reference has replaced most of the "Field Guide" books I once used.
In particular, the excellent treatment throughout the book on the six major third-order aberrations' causes has helped me use my optical design tools more correctly.
This book is indeed easy to understand but nevertheless provides detailed explanations of how to design an optical system.
Can't seem to understand why I am using this book for a Master's program. It is clearly meant to be used for higher high school teaching or basic collegePublished 8 months ago by Kunal
The first time I read this book, I lose track of its contents.
You need to be patient and concentrated to get its points. Read more
This book provides an excellent starting point for most optical system designs, as well as a good set of foundational material. Read morePublished on March 15, 2011 by Amazon Customer