Progress in Optics

Progress in Optics

1st Edition - December 15, 2010

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  • Editor: Emil Wolf
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444537058
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444537065

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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


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

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 408
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2010
  • Published: December 15, 2010
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444537058
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444537065

About the Serial 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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