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Epilogue: a background document about optics for "Physics 2000"
Author(s): Pierre H. Chavel
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Paper Abstract

This document was written by the International Commission for Optics, ICO (IUPAP Affiliated Commission AC1) at the invitation of the IUPAP and the International Commission on Physics Education (IUPAP/C14). It explains the major advances in Optics in the last part of this century and makes predictions about how Optics may be expected to develop, and what it might achieve in the next 10-20 years.

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Date Published: 29 June 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4430, ROMOPTO 2000: Sixth Conference on Optics, (29 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.432800
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Pierre H. Chavel, Institute d'Optique (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4430:
ROMOPTO 2000: Sixth Conference on Optics

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