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Frontiers in Optics
Rochester, New York United States
October 19-23, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-55752-861-2
Polarized Light: 200 Years since Malus' Discovery II (SWB)

Polarization and Coherence Optics: Historical Perspective, Status and Future Directions

Christian Brosseau

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2008.SWB2


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Abstract

We describe some of the milestones, of the past three centuries, along the road towards increased understanding of polarization optics. The story is divided into four main steps, from Bartholinus to Wolf.

© 2008 The Optical Society

OCIS Codes
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

Citation
C. Brosseau, "Polarization and Coherence Optics: Historical Perspective, Status and Future Directions," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SWB2.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=FiO-2008-SWB2


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