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Life and works of Rudolf Kingslake
Author(s): Brian J. Thompson
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I am very pleased to be able to share with the reader a summary of Rudolf Kingslake’s life and his contributions to the discipline of optical science and engineering, a discipline he really believed in with dedication and passion. Hilda Kingslake shared in a major part of Rudolf’s life (they were married for over 73 years and had been students of optics together for six years before their marriage). Hilda contributed a great deal of her own professional life to optics. They were both my friends and colleagues for thirty five years.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 February 2004
PDF: 21 pages
Proc. SPIE 5249, Optical Design and Engineering, (18 February 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.516539
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Brian J. Thompson, The Institute of Optics/Univ. of Rochester (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5249:
Optical Design and Engineering
Laurent Mazuray; Philip J. Rogers; Rolf Wartmann, Editor(s)

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