Light is all around us, and understanding how it works has led to remarkable technologies that have shaped our world. This accessible reference book introduces the fundamentals of optics, revealing key concepts through engaging examples. It covers the behavior of light, including reflection, refraction, and diffraction. You’ll learn how lenses and mirrors form images, how the eye sees, and the workings of common optical instruments. You’ll also explore the mysteries of light’s quantum nature and its interaction with atoms.From the basic principles of light and its properties to recent advancements, this reference book covers it all. With clear explanations, illustrations, and practical applications, this reference book is perfect for students, and anyone interested in learning more about optics.
About Ian Eress
Ian Eress is a writer who is passionate about explaining complex topics in an accessible and engaging way. He has authored several non-fiction books about scientific and technology subjects. Ian became frustrated with how difficult it was to share his knowledge and curiosity with non-technical audiences. This led him to pursue writing, crafting written explanations of fascinating yet perplexing areas of science and technology. When he’s not writing, Ian enjoys painting, cooking, and traveling.
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