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Seeing the Light: Optics in Nature, Photography, Color, Vision, and Holography

 
 
 
 
Seeing the Light: Optics in Nature, Photography, Color, Vision, and Holography
Author: David R. Falk - Dieter R. Brill - David G. Stork
ISBN 13: 9780471603856
ISBN 10: 471603856
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1986-11-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 446
List Price: N/A
 
 

The most complete and lucid nonmathematical study of light available. Chapters are self-contained, making the book flexible and easy to read. Coverage includes such non-traditional topics as processes of vision and the eye, atmospherical optical phenomena, color perception and illusions, color in nature and in art, Kirilian photography, and holography. Includes experiments that can be carried out with simple equipment. Chapters contain optional advanced sections, and appendixes review the mathematics for quantitative aspects. Illustrated, including a four-color insert.