Optics References

Ackerman, Eugene, Biophysical Science, Prentice-Hall, 1962. Considerable material on vision from a medical point of view.

Benedek, GB, Lastovka, JB, Fritsch, K and Greytak, T. , J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 1284 (1964).

Boraiko, Allen A, A Splendid Light: Lasers, National Geographic 165, March 1984, p335

Caulfield, H. John, The Wonder of Holography, National Geographic 165, March 1984, p365

Chu, Steven, Science 253, 861-866, 1991

Chu, Steven, Scientific American, February 1992.

Delacerda, Fred,Collision Avoidance, Flight Training, May 1991. Some interesting details about accommodation of the eye.

Electro-Optics Handbook, Waynant, R.W. and Ediger, M.N., Editors, Optical and Electro-Optical Engineering Series, McGraw-Hill, 1994.

Fleming, G R, Chemical Applications of Ultrafast Spectroscopy, International Series of Monographs on Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 1986.

Fortner, Brand, "Number by Color, Pt 1.", Scitech Journal 5, 19, Sep. 1995"

Fortner, Brand and Meyer, Theodore E., Number by Colors, Springer-Verlag, 1997

Garmire, Elsa, Applications of Lasers, essay in Fundamentals of Physics, 4th Ed, Halliday, Resnick and Walker, Wiley, 1993.

Greenler, Robert, Rainbows, Halos, and Glories, Cambridge, 1980. A beautiful and unique book with lots of color plates to demonstrate atmospheric optic phenomena, including many of the author's outstanding photographs from artic and antarctic regions.

Guenther, Robert, Modern Optics, Wiley 1990.

Halliday & Resnick, Fundamentals of Physics, 3E, Wiley 1988

Halliday, Resnick, Walker, Fundamentals of Physics Extended, 5th Ed, Wiley 1997

Hecht, Eugene, Optics, 2nd Ed, Addison Wesley, 1987

Hecht, Eugene, Optics, Schaum's Outline Series, McGraw-Hill ,1975

Jenkins, F A and White, H E , Fundamentals of Optics, 4E, McGraw-Hill, 1976.

Jones, Edwin R (Rudy) and Childers, Richard L, Contemporary College Physics, 2nd Ed. Addison-Wesley, 1993. A well-illustrated non-calculus introductory physics text.

Klein, Miles, Optics, Wiley, 1970.

Light and Color, General Electric Company Publication TP-119

Lynch, David K and Livingston, William, Color and Light in Nature, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Meinel, Aden and Marjorie, Sunsets, Twilights, and Evening Skies, Cambridge, 1983 A beautifully illustrated book. A good companion to Greenler.

Meyer-Arendt, Jurgen R., Introduction to Classical and Modern Optics, 2nd Ed, Prentice-Hall, 1984. 3rd Ed, 1989, 4th Ed,

Minnaert, M. G. J., Light and Color in the Outdoors, Springer-Verlag, 1993.

Moller, K D, Optics, University Science Books, 1988. More than the usual treatment of modern optics topics.

Mueller, C and Rudolph, M, Light and Vision, Time-Life Books, NY, 1966

Ohanian, Hans, Physics, 2nd Ed Expanded, Norton, 1989.

Pedrotti, Frank L. and Pedrotti, Leno S., Introduction to Optics, Prentice-Hall, 1987

Schaaf, Fred, "A Field Guide to Atmospheric Optics", Sky and Telescope, March 89, p254. An outstanding overview of these phenomena, references Greenler.

Schaaf, Fred, Wonders of the Sky, Dover Publications, 1983.

Tipler, Paul A., Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 3rd Ed, Extended, Worth Publishers, 1991

Waldman, Gary, Introduction to Light, The Physics of Light, Vision and Color, Prentice-Hall, 1983.

Watt, Wendy, OD, "How Visual Acuity Is Measured", http://www.mdsupport.org/library/acuity.html

Waynant, Ronald and Ediger, Marwood, Electro-optics Handbook, McGraw-Hill, 1994.

White, James D. and White, Laura R., "Underwater Vision of Dolphins and Terns",Am. J. Phys 64, 1355, November 1996.

Williamson, S J and Cummins, H Z, Light and Color in Nature and Art, Wiley 1983. The most outstanding reference of its kind I have found. I have learned a lot from the color vision parts of the book.

Wyszecki, Gunter and Stiles, W. S., Color Science: Concepts and Methods, Quantitative Data and Formulae, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 1982.

Young, Hugh, University Physics, 8th Edition, Addison-Wesley, 1992

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