Topics in this Issue
Top: Rare display of pyramidal ice crystal halos in Tampere, Finland, on 5 June 2008. The image has been slightly contrast enhanced. For details, see the paper by Luomanen, pp. H199-H202. Bottom: Nearly complete primary and secondary rainbows photographed with a fisheye lens on 17 August 2000 near sunset from the weather station at the summit of Mount Wendelstein, Bavaria; the Wendelstein Observatory is visible in the foreground. Photograph courtesy of Claudia Hinz.
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- Apr 07 2014 : Alison Taylor Joins The Optical Society as Executive Editor - The Optical Society (OSA) announced today that Alison Taylor has... more
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- Optical Constants of Water in the 200-nm to 200-?m...
- Optical Properties of Metallic Films for Vertical-Cavity...
- Huygens–Feynman–Fresnel principle as the...
- Vibration detection by observation of speckle patterns
- Phase retrieval algorithms: a comparison
- Optical properties of fourteen metals in the infrared and...
- Phase retrieval algorithms: a personal tour [Invited]
- Laser Beams and Resonators
- Blue moons and Martian sunsets