Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Optics and Instruments

1.1. Introduction

1.2. The media and optical communications

1.3. Instruments for image capture

1.4. Optics in industrial processes

1.5. Optics and the medicine

1.6. Research

1.7. The basic components of an instrument

1.8. Bibliography

Chapter 2. Formation of Images

2.1. Introduction to optics

2.2. Study of a centered system under Gaussian conditions

2.3. General facts about optical instruments

2.4. Geometric aberrations

2.5. Chromatic aberrations

2.6. Conclusion

2.7. Bibliography

Chapter 3. A Revision of Photometry and Radiometry

3.1. Introduction: the role of photometry and radiometry

3.2. The main values of an optical radiation

3.3. Relations between radiometric parameters of a radiation

3.4. Some photometric properties of optical instruments

3.5. Bibliography

Chapter 4. Light Sources for Optical Instruments

4.1. Generalities about sources

4.2. Emission light

4.3. Lamps

4.4. Lasers

4.5. Diodes

4.6. Remote sources and optical power supply

4.7. Bibliography

Chapter 5. Colorimetry

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Color and the observer

5.3. The foundation of colorimetry

5.4. Perception of color differences

5.5. Evaluation of color differences

5.6. Interpreting color deviations and color tolerancing

5.7. Conclusion

5.8. Bibliography

Chapter 6. Bases for Image Analysis

6.1. Introduction

6.2. Classification of the image

6.3. Interpretation of binary images

6.4. Gray level mathematical morphology

6.5. An example of a non-linear model: ...

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