Light and Group Theory

  • E. C. G. Sudarshan


Light was recognized as the subtlest kind of matter quite a long time ago. Light has dominated human experience both in the natural form as well as when artifically produced. From the study of the propogation of light it was learned that light propogates rectilinearly.


Wave Optic Phase Plate Axial Optical System Mutual Coherence Function General Quadratic Form 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. C. G. Sudarshan
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Particle TheoryUniversity of TexasAustinUSA

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