Progress in Optics, Volume 55

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Emil Wolf
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444537058
eBook ISBN: 9780444537065
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 15th December 2010
Page Count: 408
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Table of Contents

1. Optical Pulse Propagation in Biological media: Theory and Numerical Methods

Malin Premaratne

2. Manipulating light states by single-photon addition and Subtraction

Marco Bellini and Alessandro Zavatta

3. Vacuum-induced processes in multi-level atoms

M. Kiffner, M. Macovei, J. Evers and C. H. Keitel

4. Adaptive Lens

Guoqiang Li

5. The structure of partially coherent fields

G. Gbur and T. Visser


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.

Key Features

  • Invariant Optical Fields
  • Quantum Optics in Structured Media
  • Polarization and Coherence Optics
  • Optical Quantum Computation
  • Photonic Crystals
  • Lase Beam-Splitting Gratings
  • Readership

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


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    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