Progress in Optics

Progress in Optics

1st Edition - June 12, 2009

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  • Editor: Emil Wolf
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444533609
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080964171

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In the forty-eight 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

  • 3D optical microscopy
  • Transformation optics and geometry of light
  • Photorefractive solitons
  • Stimulated scattering effects
  • Optical vortices and polarization singularities
  • Quantum feedforward control of light


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

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    1. The Resolution Challenge in 3D Optical Microscopy, (M. Martínez-Corral and G. Saavedra)
    2. Transformation Optics and the Geometry of Light, (U. Leonhardt and Th.G. Philbin)
    3. Photorefractive Solitons and their Underlying Nonlocal Physics, (E. DelRe, B. Crosignani and
    P. Di Porto)
    4. Stimulated Scattering Effects of Intense Coherent Light, (G.S. He)
    5. Singular Optics: Optical Vortices and Polarization Singularities, (M.R. Dennis,
    Kevin O’Holleran, and M.J. Padgett)
    6. Quantum Feedforward Control of Light, (U.L. Andersen and R. Filip)
    Author index for Volume 53
    Subject index for Volume 53
    Contents of previous volumes
    Cumulative index - Volumes 1-53

Product details

  • No. of pages: 552
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2009
  • Published: June 12, 2009
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444533609
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080964171

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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