Progress in Optics

Progress in Optics

by Elsevier Science
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0444530231

ISBN-13: 9780444530233

Pub. Date: 12/05/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Science

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 nearly 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments.

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Overview

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 nearly 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments.

- Historial Overview
- Attosecond Laser Pulses
- History of Conical refraction
- Particle Concept of Light
- Field Quantization in Optics
- History of Near-Field Optics
- History of Tunneling
- Influence of Young's Interference Experiment ob Development of Statistical optics
- Planck, Photon Statistics and Bose-Einstein Condensation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444530233
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/05/2007
Series:
Progress in Optics Series, #50
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. From Millisecond to Attosecond Laser Pulses, N. Bloembergen
2. Conical Diffraction: Hamilton’s Diabolical point at the Heart of Crystal Optics, M. Berry and M.R. Jeffrey
3. Historical Papers on the Particle Concept of Light, O. Keller
4. Field Quantization in Optics, P. Milonni
5. The History of Near-Field Optics, L. Novotny
6. Light Tunneling, H.M. Nussenzveig
7. The Influence of Young’s Interference Experiment on the Development of Statistical Optics, E. Wolf
8. Planck, Photon Statistics, and Bose-Einstein Condensation, D.M. Greenberger, N. Erez, M.O. Scully, A.A. Svidzinsky and S. Zubairy Author index for Volume 50
Subject index for Volume 50
Contents of previous volumes Cumulative index - Volumes 1-50

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