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Chapter 36: Optical Applications

In this chapter we study geometrical optics as applied to real systems. A basic understanding of ideas from previous chapters, such as lens operation is, of course, assumed. Applications covered include the eye, camera, microscope, telescope, and laser cavities. Study of these applications provides a way to reinforce concepts previously learned as well as demonstrate practical uses of those concepts.

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