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Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics

Electrodynamics and Optics

Authors: Demtröder, Wolfgang

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  • Offers a concise and accessible introduction to electromagnetics and optics 
  • Focusses on real life applications and transfer of theoretical knowledge to practical developments 
  • Supported throughout with case studies, worked examples and problems with detailed solutions
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This engaging text offers an accessible and clear treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetics and optics, a core part of the standard undergraduate physics curriculum.  Starting with static electric and magnetic fields, the book works through electromagnetic oscillations and the formation and propagation of electromagnetic waves, before moving on to geometric and wave optics, optical instrumentation and some discussion of new technologies in optics.  The text is written from the experimental physics point of view, giving numerous real life examples and applications of devices. This highly motivating presentation deepens the knowledge in a very accessible way, carefully interweaving theory and practical applications.

Students are guided through the material with well-chosen examples and case studies, and helpful chapter summaries are provided together with numerous exercises and detailed solutions, all intended to motivate and develop a well-founded understanding of the subject matter.


          

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Demtröder worked as research associate in the US and at University Freiburg. He is professor emeritus at University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. His research focuses on laser spectroscopy and molecular physics. His textbooks on laser spectroscopy and on experimental physics are considered classics in the respective fields.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Electrodynamics and Optics
Authors
Series Title
Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-02291-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-02291-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-02289-1
Series ISSN
2192-4791
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 449
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 728 illustrations in colour
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