Applied Optics presents three special issues to end its retrospective of Applied Optics’ 50 years. The special issues are interference, interferometry, and phase; imaging, optical processing, and telecommunications; and polarization and scattering. The issues, which contain 19 commemorative reviews from some of the journal’s luminaries, are summarized.
© 2012 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 12, 2012
Published: December 20, 2012
(2013) Advances in Optics and Photonics
Joseph N. Mait, Eugenio Mendez, Nasser Peyghambarian, and T.-C. Poon, "Applied Optics Golden Anniversary Commemorative Reviews: introduction," Appl. Opt. 52, CR1-CR3 (2013)