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treatise on the eye and on optical instruments

Henry Coddington

treatise on the eye and on optical instruments

Being Part 2 of A system of optics.

by Henry Coddington

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Published by Simpkin and Marshall, (etc.) in Cambridge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 72 p., 5 plates ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19893078M

During the nineteenth century, Helmholtz used “The eye as an optical instrument” as the title for one of his Popular Lectures, and such a conception of the eye is now accepted as a fundamental feature of visual science. In analysing the optics of the eye, Helmholtz constructed some novel optical instruments for studying the eye.   Volume I begins with an anatomical description of the eye and a discussion of physiological optics. It proceeds to an exposition of the dioptrics of the eye, with particular emphasis on optical imagery in a system of spherical refracting surfaces; blur circles on the retina; mechanism of accommodation; chromatic aberration in the eye; and.

The diffraction of grating-- Interference and diffraction-- Further experiments on interference-- Colours of thin and thick plates-- Interferometers-- Further experiments on diffraction-- Resolving power of optical instruments-- The compound microscope-- Photometry-- Colour measurement-- The Eye and. This first volume of the series Lectures in Optics introduces the simplest optical phenomena and the simplest optical these phenomena, rectilinear propagation, reflection, and refraction dominate the optical effects in nature and are essential to understanding the function of simple optical devices.

The eye includes a lens not dissimilar to lenses found in optical instruments, such as cameras. The approximate field of view of an individual human eye is 95° away from the nose, 75° downward, 60° toward the nose, and 60° upward, allowing humans to have an almost degree forward-facing horizontal field of view. He wrote a treatise on optics in six books (Antwerp, ), notable for containing the principles of stereographic projection. 3 The results of his leisure were in a new translation of Newton's Optics, and in his Memoires academiques, ou nouvelles decouvertes sur la lumiere.


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