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David

Darling

OPTICS AND OPTICAL PHENOMENA

aberration, optical
aberration of starlight
absorptance
absorption
accommodation
achromatic lens
adaptive optics
Airy disk
albedo
anastigmat(ic)
angle of incidence
angle of refraction
aperture
apochromatic lens
astigmatism
atmospheric extinction
atmospheric refraction
averted vision

Barlow lens
Benham's disk
binoculars
Bragg angle
Bragg's law
Brandon eyepiece
Brewster's law
Brocken specter

camera
camera lucida and camera obscura
candlepower
chemiluminescence
chromatic aberration
collimator
color
coma, optical
concave
contact lenses
contrast
convex
corrector plate
coudé focus
critical angle
crown glass
crystal optics
curvature of field

dark adaptation
Dawes' limit
depth of field
depth perception
dichroism
diffraction
diffraction grating
diffraction pattern
dispersion
distortion
Doppler effect
double refraction
doublet

eidetic image
exit pupil
extended wear contact lenses
eye relief
eyepiece
eyepoint

Fabry lens
Faraday rotation
field curvature
field lens
field of view
filter
flint glass
fluorescence
f-number
focal length
focal plane
focal point
focal ratio
focal reducer

ghost image

holography

image
image tube
incandescence
interference
iridescence

laser
laws of reflection
lens
light
light pollution
light waves
luminance
luminescence
luminous flux
luminous intensity

magnification
magnifying glass
meniscus lens
microscope
Mie scattering
mirage
mirror
monochromatic

Nasmyth focus
Newton's color disk
Newton's rings
Nicol prism
nulling

objective
optical activity
optical axis
optics

penumbra
periscope
phosphorescence
photodissociation
photoelectric effect
photoluminescence
photometer
photometry
photopolarimeter
polarimeter
polarization
polarized light
Poynting-Robertson effect
primary mirror
prime focus
prism
Purkinje effect

radiation pressure
rainbow
Ramsden disk
Rayleigh criterion
Rayleigh scattering
reflecting telescope
reflection
reflection, laws of
refracting telescope
refraction
refractive index
resolution
resolving power
Rochon prism

scattering
seeing
segmented mirror
shadow
spherical aberration
spherometer
stereoscope

telescope
thermoluminescence
toric contact lenses
total internal reflection
transfer lens
triboluminescence
triplet

Wollaston prism

X-ray crystallography
X-ray diffraction