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Optics

Known as: Optical, optic, science of light and vision 
The branch of physics that describes the behavior and properties of light and the interaction of light with matter.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2019
Review
2019
Dynamic metasurfaces Optical metasurfaces have opened an entirely new field in the quest to manipulate light. Optical… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
&NA; The development of probes for biomolecular imaging and diagnostics is a very active research area. Among the different… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Simulations show that control of the conductivity of a region within a graphene sheet could guide optical waves. Metamaterials… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
1. Introduction 2. Theoretical foundations 3. Propagation and focusing of optical fields 4. Spatial resolution and position… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Surface plasmons are waves that propagate along the surface of a conductor. By altering the structure of a metal's surface, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Quantum computers promise to increase greatly the efficiency of solving problems such as factoring large integers, combinatorial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Quantum communication holds promise for absolutely secure transmission of secret messages and the faithful transfer of unknown… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This third edition of the biomedical optics classic Tissue Optics covers the continued intensive growth in tissue optics-in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Even when corrected with the best spectacles or contact lenses, normal human eyes still suffer from monochromatic aberrations… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
  • John F. Walkup
  • IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
  • 1986
  • Corpus ID: 36840069
Course Description This is an advanced course in which we explore the field of Statistical Optics. Topics covered include such… Expand
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