18 September 2013 Hamilton optics: transformational theory of optics
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In 1824 William Rowan Hamilton presented a memoir to the Royal Irish Academy on Optics(Trans. R. Irish. Acacamy, XV, 1828), which was the foundation for transformational optics, classical mechanics, nonimaging optics and thermodynamical foundation of nonimaging optics,etc. It is useful for us even in 2013 to revisit the Hamilton resolution.
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Roland Winston, Wenjun Ge, "Hamilton optics: transformational theory of optics", Proc. SPIE 8834, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration X, 883402 (18 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2027837; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027837
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