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1st Edition

Waves and Optics

ISBN 9780367754990
Published February 10, 2021 by CRC Press
524 Pages

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Book Description

This book covers all aspects of waves and optics ranging from one dimensional waves in a vibrating string, two dimensional waves in a vibrating membrane, both of which are transverse, three dimensional electromagnetic
waves generated by radiating antennas and longitudinal sound/pressure waves in an air column.

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Table of Contents

1. The wave equation with examples from mechanics, optics, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics 2. Waves in general relativity, quantum gravity, plasma physics and quantum stochastics 3. Analysis of waves in engineering and optical systems, in biological systems, classical and in quantum blackhole physics 4. Probability Theory and Statistics required for random wave motion analysis 5. An introduction to probability and random processes in circuit and field theory from a pedagogical viewpoint 6. Applications of Lie groups and Lie algebras, filtering, field quantization, numerical methods for quantum mechanical problems

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Harish Parthasarathy, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), New Delhi, India