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Why teach Wigner Optics?

Paper Abstract

The Wigner distribution function is viewed as an important tool in the analysis of wave progation and image formation. We discuss why it should be taught in optics courses relating to these topics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 2003
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9663, Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, 96630V (6 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.2208452
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William T. Rhodes, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Karl-Heinz Brenner, Univ. Mannheim (Germany)
John T. Sheridan, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9663:
Eighth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics
Barry L. Shoop; Grover Swartzlander, Editor(s)

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