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PDF ISBN: 9780819478351 | Print ISBN: 9780819463500
This book provides you with a single source of information on the problem of coherent-mode representations in optics, including new perspectives on its potential applications. In particular, the "light string" and the "light capillary" beams may be advantageously used in communications, measurements, laser microtechnology, and microsurgery; application of the fast algorithm for bilinear transforms can significantly reduce the computer effort needed to simulate optical systems with partially coherent illumination.