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Basic Properties of Mirrors

Selected Literature References

This selection of review articles on the basic properties of mirrors reflects their importance in understanding the physics of light and color. The reference section contains book location information for these articles, as well as providing a listing of the appropriate chapter titles dealing with mirror systems.

Mirrors., Hecht, E., in Optics, 4th edition, Addison-Wesley, San Francisco, California, pages 175-186 (2002).

Beryllium mirrors: when stability is a factor., Parsonage, T., in The Photonics Design and Applications Handbook, Laurin Publishing, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, pages 402-405 (2001).

Lightweight mirrors: technology makes it possible., Clark, P., in The Photonics Design and Applications Handbook, Laurin Publishing, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, pages 406-408 (2001).

Mirrors: coating choice makes a difference., Carniglia, C., in The Photonics Design and Applications Handbook, Laurin Publishing, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, pages 315-318 (2001).

The mirror., Melles Griot, Photonics Components Division, in The Photonics Design and Applications Handbook, Laurin Publishing, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, pages 157-169 (2001).

Mirrors and prisms., Fischer, R. and Tadic-Galeb, B., in Optical System Design, SPIE Press - McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 147-158 (2000).

Prisms and mirrors., Smith, W., in Modern Optical Engineering, SPIE Press - McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 91-123 (2000).

Reflection, mirrors, and kaleidoscopes., Rossing, T. and Chiaverina, C., in Light Science: Physics and the Visual Arts, Springer-Verlag, New York, pages 49-78 (1999).

The reflecting telescope., Born, M. and Wolf, E., in Principles of Optics, 7th edition, Cambridge University Press, New York, pages 274-279 (1999).

Optical components., Walker, B., in Optical Engineering Fundamentals, SPIE Optical Engineering Press, Bellingham, Washington, pages 149-179 (1998).

The reflecting (mirror) telescope., Scott, C., in Introduction to Optics and Optical Imaging, IEEE Press, New York, pages 162-163 (1998).

Mirrors and prisms., Naval Education and Training Program Development Center, in Basic Optics and Optical Instruments, Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, pages 3.1-3.13 (1997).

Optical components and their imaging roles., Ray, S., in Applied Photographic Optics, 2nd edition, Focal Press, Boston, Massachusetts, pages 52-66 (1997).

Reflectors., Shannon, R., in The Art and Science of Optical Design, Cambridge University Press, New York, pages 566-583 (1997).

Optics., Miller, J. and Friedman, E., in Photonics Rules of Thumb, McGraw-Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, pages 229-282 (1996).

Afocal systems., Wetherell, W., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 2: Devices, Measurements, and Properties, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 2.1-2.23 (1995).

General principles of geometric optics., Goodman, D., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 1: Fundamental, Techniques, and Design, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 1.3-1.109 (1995).

Mirrors., Meyer-Arendt, J., in Introduction to Classical and Modern Optics, 4th edition, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, pages 10-14; 73-84 (1995).

Properties of metals., Paquin, R., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 2: Devices, Measurements, and Properties, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 35.1-35.78 (1995).

Reflective and catadioptric objectives., Jones, L., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 2: Devices, Measurements, and Properties, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 18.1-18.45 (1995).

The measurement of transmission, absorption, emission, and reflection., Palmer, J., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 2: Devices, Measurements, and Properties, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 25.1-25.25 (1995).

The basis of seventeenth-century optics., Ronchi, V., in Optics, the Science of Vision, Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, pages 24-66 (1991).

Mirrors., Smith, W., in Modern Optical Engineering: The Design of Optical Systems, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 87-118 (1990).

Mirrors and lenses., Falk, D., in Seeing the Light: Optics in Nature, Photography, Color, Vision, and Holography, John Wiley and Sons, New York, pages 72-106 (1986).

Mirrors and prisms., O'Shea, D., in Elements of Modern Optical Design, Wiley-Interscience, New York, pages 119-140 (1985).

Plane surfaces and prisms., Jenkins, F. and White, H., in Fundamentals of Optics, McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 24-43 (1976).

Spherical mirrors., Jenkins, F. and White, H., in Fundamentals of Optics, McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 98-114 (1976).

Reflection and refraction at a plane boundary., Fowles, G., in Introduction to Modern Optics, 2nd edition, Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, pages 38-56 (1975).

Image orientation., Walles, S. and Hopkins, R., in Applied Optics: 2, Optical Society of America, New York, pages 1447-1452 (1964).

Reflection and refraction., Johnson, B., in Optics and Optical Instruments, Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, pages 1-21 (1960).

Reflection of light., Minnaert, M., in The Nature of Light and Colour in the Open Air, revised edition, Kremer-Priest, H. (translator) and Jay, K. (reviser), Dover Publications, New York, pages 8-30 (1954).


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