Wave Scattering in Complex Media: From Theory to Applications

  • Bart A. van Tiggelen
  • Sergey E. Skipetrov
Conference proceedings

Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 107)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Waves in Complex Media

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. D. S. Wiersma, S. Gottardo, R. Sapienza, S. Mujumdar, S. Cavalieri, M. Colocci et al.
      Pages 2-20
    3. P. Lodahl, G. Van Soest, J. Gómez Rivas, R. Sprik, A. Lagendijk
      Pages 21-44
    4. Cord A. Müller, Christian Miniatura
      Pages 45-58
    5. F.A. Pinheiro, B.A. Van Tiggelen
      Pages 59-74
    6. S.E. Skipetrov, R. Maynard
      Pages 75-98
  3. Mesoscopic Physics and Localization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. A.Z. Genack, A.A. Chabanov, P. Sebbah, B.A. Van Tiggelen
      Pages 125-150
    3. J. H. Page, M. L. Cowan, D. A. Weitz, B. A. Van Tiggelen
      Pages 151-174
    4. J. J. Sáenz, L. S. Froufe-Pérez, A. GarcíA-Martín
      Pages 175-187
    5. Gregory Samelsohn, Valentin Freilikher
      Pages 188-201
    6. A. A. Chabanov, A. Z. Genack
      Pages 202-212
    7. M. Pacilli, P. Sebbah, C. Vanneste
      Pages 229-240
  4. Acoustic Time Reversal

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
  5. Waves in Metamaterials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. J. H. Page, Suxia Yang, M. L. Cowan, Zhengyou Liu, C. T. Chan, Ping Sheng
      Pages 282-307
    3. P. Markoš, C.M. Soukoulis
      Pages 308-329
    4. Manuel Nieto-Vesperinas, Nicolas Garcia
      Pages 330-342
    5. Dentcho A. Genov, Andrey K. Sarychev, Vladimir M. Shalaev
      Pages 343-364
  6. Radiative Transfer

  7. Optics of Soft Condensed Matter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 475-475
    2. V. P. Romanov
      Pages 476-497
    3. M. Čopič, A. Mertelj
      Pages 498-517
    4. Frank Scheffold, Frédéric Cardinaux, Sara Romer, Peter Schurtenberger, Sergey E. Skipetrov, Luca Cipelletti
      Pages 553-564
  8. Wave Scattering in Natural Media

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 565-565
    2. P. V. Litvinov, V. P. Tishkovets, Karri Muinonen, Gorden Videen
      Pages 566-582
    3. Ursula Iturrarán-Viveros, Francisco J. Sánchez-Sesma
      Pages 583-594
  9. Communication in a Disordered World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 595-595
    2. A. Tourin, A. Derode, J. De Rosny, M. Tanter, M. Fink
      Pages 596-605
    3. X. H. Ni, Q. R. Xing, W. Cai, R. R. Alfano
      Pages 606-612
    4. T. Bilici, S. Isci, A. Kurt, A. Serpengüzel
      Pages 613-618
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 619-622

About these proceedings


A collection of lectures on a variety of modern subjects in wave scattering, including fundamental issues in mesoscopic physics and radiative transfer, recent hot topics such as random lasers, liquid crystals, lefthanded materials and time-reversal, as well as modern applications in imaging and communication.
There is a strong emphasis on the interdisciplinary aspects of wave propagation, including light and microwaves, acoustic and elastic waves, propagating in a variety of "complex" materials (liquid crystals, media with gain, natural media, magneto-optical media, photonic and phononic materials, etc.). It addresses many different items in contemporary research: mesoscopic fluctuations, localization, radiative transfer, symmetry aspects, and time-reversal. It also discusses new (potential) applications in telecommunication, soft matter and imaging.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Bart A. van Tiggelen
    • 1
  • Sergey E. Skipetrov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique et Modélisation des Milieux Condensés, CNRSUniversité Joseph FourierGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.Moscow State UniversityRussia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-1394-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0227-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2609
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