Progress in Optics

Series Editor:

  • Emil Wolf, University of Rochester, NY, USA

In the 50 years since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science. The volumes in this series that have appeared up to now contain more than 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments, helping optical scientists and optical engineers stay abreast of their fields.
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Researchers, professors, (post) graduate students, Academic and corporate libraries in the field of optics


Book information

  • Published: July 2012
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-59422-8


"No volume of Progress in Optics needs a long review: you just need to know that a new one has appeared and to make sure your librarian has a standing order." - APPLIED OPTICS

Table of Contents

  1. The Microscope in a Computer: Image Synthesis from Three-Dimensional Full-Vector Solutions of Maxwell's Equations at the Nanometer Scale
  2. Ilker R. Capoglu, Jeremy D. Rogers, Allen Taove, Vadim Backman

  3. Microstructures and Nanostructures in Nature
  4. Dora Kroisova

  5. Quantitative Phase Imaging
  6. Mustafa Mir, Basanta Bhaduri, Ruoyu Zhu, and Gabriel Popescu

  7. Tight Focusing of Light Beams: Effect of Polarization, Phase and Coherence
  8. Ziyang Chen, Limin Hua, and Jixiong Pu

  9. Direct and Inverse Problems in the Theory of Light Scattering

Daomu Zhao and Tao Wan