Table of contents for Principles of optics : electromagnetic theory of propagation, interference and diffraction of light / by Max Born and Emil Wolf, with contributions by A.B. Bhatia ... [et al.].

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Historical introduction
1. Basic properties of the electromagnetic field
2. Electromagnetic potentials and polarization
3. Foundations of geometrical optics
4. Geometrical theory of optical imaging
5. Geometrical theory of aberrations
6. Image-forming instruments
7. Elements of the theory of interference and interferometers
8. Elements of the theory of diffraction
9. The diffraction theory of aberrations
10. Interference and diffraction with partially coherent light
11. Rigorous diffraction theory
12. Diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves
13. Optics of metals
14. Optics of crystals

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Optics, Electromagnetic theory