Progress in Optics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444594228, 9780444594501

Progress in Optics, Volume 57

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Emil Wolf
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444594228
eBook ISBN: 9780444594501
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 31st July 2012
Page Count: 374
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Table of Contents

Progress in Optics

Editorial Advisory Board

Progress in Optics

Contributors

Preface

The Microscope in a Computer: Image Synthesis from Three-Dimensional Full-Vector Solutions of Maxwell’s Equations at the Nanometer Scale

1 Introduction

2 Basic Principles of Electromagnetics and Optical Coherence

3 Structure of the Optical Imaging System

4 Implementation Examples

5 Summary

Appendix A Derivation of (18)

Appendix B Derivation of (72)

Appendix C Derivation of (136)

Microstructures and Nanostructures in Nature

1 Introduction

2 Sample Preparation and Electron Microscopy

3 Microstructures and Nanostructures of Selected Natural Objects

4 Discussion

5 Conclusion

Quantitative Phase Imaging

1 Introduction

2 The Physical Significance of the Measurable Phase

3 Principles of Full-field QPI

4 Spatial Light Interference Microscopy

5 Summary and Outlook

Tight Focusing of Light Beams: Effect of Polarization, Phase, and Coherence

1 Introduction

2 Tight focusing of beams with modulation

3 Coherence properties in tightly focused fields

4 Tight focusing of ultrashort light pulses

5 Conclusions

Direct and Inverse Problems in the Theory of Light Scattering

1 Introduction

2 Theory of Weak Scattering of Scalar Waves

3 Properties of the Scattered Scalar Field

4 Far-Zone Properties of Waves Scattered by Anisotropic Media

5 Scattering of Stochastic Electromagnetic Waves

6 Inverse Problems in the Theory of Scattering

7 Summary

Author Index

Subject Index

Cumulative Index


Description

Progress in Optics

Editorial Advisory Board

Progress in Optics

Contributors

Preface

The Microscope in a Computer: Image Synthesis from Three-Dimensional Full-Vector Solutions of Maxwell’s Equations at the Nanometer Scale

1 Introduction

2 Basic Principles of Electromagnetics and Optical Coherence

3 Structure of the Optical Imaging System

4 Implementation Examples

5 Summary

Appendix A Derivation of (18)

Appendix B Derivation of (72)

Appendix C Derivation of (136)

Microstructures and Nanostructures in Nature

1 Introduction

2 Sample Preparation and Electron Microscopy

3 Microstructures and Nanostructures of Selected Natural Objects

4 Discussion

5 Conclusion

Quantitative Phase Imaging

1 Introduction

2 The Physical Significance of the Measurable Phase

3 Principles of Full-field QPI

4 Spatial Light Interference Microscopy

5 Summary and Outlook

Tight Focusing of Light Beams: Effect of Polarization, Phase, and Coherence

1 Introduction

2 Tight focusing of beams with modulation

3 Coherence properties in tightly focused fields

4 Tight focusing of ultrashort light pulses

5 Conclusions

Direct and Inverse Problems in the Theory of Light Scattering

1 Introduction

2 Theory of Weak Scattering of Scalar Waves

3 Properties of the Scattered Scalar Field

4 Far-Zone Properties of Waves Scattered by Anisotropic Media

5 Scattering of Stochastic Electromagnetic Waves

6 Inverse Problems in the Theory of Scattering

7 Summary

Author Index

Subject Index

Cumulative Index

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, in-depth reviews
  • Edited by the leading authority in the field

Readership

Researchers, professors, (post) graduate students, Academic and corporate libraries in the field of optics


Details

No. of pages:
374
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780444594501
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444594228

Reviews

"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


About the Serial Editors

Emil Wolf Serial Editor

Professor Wolf works at the University of Rochester, NY, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Rochester, NY, USA