# Ubiquity of Fourier transformation in optical sciences.

```@article{Mansuripur2020UbiquityOF,
title={Ubiquity of Fourier transformation in optical sciences.},
author={Masud Mansuripur},
journal={Applied optics},
year={2020},
volume={59 22},
pages={
G47-G63
}
}```
Fourier transformation is an important conceptual as well as computational tool in the arsenal of every practitioner of physical and mathematical sciences. I discuss some of its applications in optical science and engineering to provide a broad perspective on the intimate relation between the physical and mathematical concepts that are elegantly interwoven within the theory of Fourier transforms.
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Ubiquity of Fourier transformation in optical sciences
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