Light Measurement Handbook by Alex Ryer
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Light Measurement Handbook, by Alex Ryer

  1. What is Light?
  2. The Power of Light
  3. How Light Behaves
  4. Manipulating Light
  5. Light Sources
  6. Principles of Light Measurement
  7. Measurement Geometries
  8. Setting Up an Optical Bench
  9. Graphing Data
  10. Choosing a Detector
  11. Choosing a Filter
  12. Choosing Input Optics
  13. Choosing a Radiometer
  14. Calibrations
  15. References

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Copyright © 1997 International Light, Inc.
Alex Ryer 26.September.1997