Progress in Optics

Progress in Optics

1st Edition - January 25, 2008

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  • Editor: Emil Wolf
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080557687
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444532114

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In the fourty-six years that have gone by 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 which have appeared up to now contain more than 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments.

Key Features

  • Metamaterials
  • Polarization Techniques
  • Linear Baisotropic Mediums
  • Ultrafast Optical Pulses
  • Quantum Imaging
  • Point-Spread Funcions
  • Discrete Wigner Functions


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

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    1. Negative Refractive Index Metamaterials in Optics, N.M. Litchinitser, I.R. Gabitov, A.I. Maimistov and V. M. Shalaev
    2. Polarization Techniques for Surface Nonlinear Optics, M. Kauranen and S. Cattaneo
    3. Electromagnetic Fields in Linear Bianisotropic Mediums, T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia
    4. Ultrafast Optical Pulses, C.R. Pollock
    5. Quantum Imaging, A. Gatti, E. Brambilla and L. Lugiato
    6. Assessment of Optical Systems by Means of Point-Spread Functions, J.J.M. Braat, S. van Haver, A.J.E.M. Janssen and P. Dirksen
    7. Discrete Wigner Functions, G. Bjork, A.B. Klimov and L. Sanchez-Soto
    Author index for Volume 51
    Subject index for Volume 51
    Contents of previous volumes
    Cumulative index - Volumes 1-51

Product details

  • No. of pages: 572
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2008
  • Published: January 25, 2008
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080557687
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444532114

About the Series Volume Editor

Emil Wolf

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

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University of Rochester, NY, USA

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