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Modern Lens Design (Hardcover) (Warren J. Smith & Julie L. Bentley & Stephen Craig Olson)
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The definitive guide to the art and science of lens design—fully updated to reflect the latest advances
This benchmark optical engineering resource offers an encyclopedic overview of all forms of lenses and optical systems. Revised from start to finish, this new edition brings all existing content up to date and adds new sections on design advances from the last 10 years. With this book in hand, there's no lens that you can't design.
Modern Lens Design, Third Edition, leads you through the fundamentals and hands-on practices of optical engineering, covering time-tested methods for designing top-quality lenses. Long a paragon of design instruction, the book provides clear explanations, examples, and hands-on instruction and fully covers the latest software and optimization techniques.
- Features new coverage of cell phone cameras, panoramic and 360-degree lenses, and large-format focal planes
- Clarifies and consolidates a wide range of crucial lens design information
- Two industry-recognized experts expand on the authorship of the late Warren Smith