LIGHT – Introduction to Optics and Photonics by Judith Donnelly and Nicholas Massa.
This 15 chapter textbook, produced as part of the PHOTON and PHOTON2 projects, provides an introductory overview of optics principles and photonics applications suitable for beginning college students, high school juniors and seniors, technicians, and managers — anyone who wants to learn about optical science and photonics technology at the algebra/trigonometry level. Click here to order the book online.
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Glossary from the textbook LIGHT – Introduction to Optics and Photonics
An extensive glossary from the upcoming second edition of the textbook, available as an on-line resource. A PDF format is also available.
Book Review of the textbook LIGHT – Introduction to Optics and Photonics
A review of the textbook by James Masi, Professor Emeritus of Western New England College.
Solutions Manual for Textbook
A complete solutions manual for the numerical problems in the textbook is available. Please submit a written request on school letterhead to Fenna Hanes at NEBHE. Please enclose your school email address in the letter and we will email you a PDF of the manual.