## Tutorial articles and associated code

**Basis expansions for nonparaxial fields in 2D (including scattering by circular objects)**

- K. Lombardo and M.A. Alonso, “Two-dimensional directional basis for nonparaxial focused fields and its application to scattering,” Am. J. Phys.
**80**, 82-93 (2012).

Mathematica code

**Tutorial on basis expansions in optics**

- M.A. Alonso and N.J. Moore, “Basis expansions for monochromatic field propagation” in Mathematical Optics: Classical, Quantum, and Imaging Methods, (CRC Press, 2013), eds. V. Lakshminarayanan, M.L. Calvo, and T. Alieva, pp. 97-141.

Mathematica code

**Tutorial on mathematical concepts in optics**

- M.A. Alonso, “Modern Optics,”
*The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics*, (Princeton University Press, 2015), ed. Nicholas J. Higham, pp. 673-379.

**Tutorials on Wigner functions in optics**

- M.A. Alonso, “Wigner functions in optics: describing beams as ray bundles and pulses as particle ensembles,” (review article) Adv. Opt. Phot.
**3**, 272-365 (2011). - J.C. Petruccelli and M.A. Alonso, “The Wigner function in optics,”
*The Optics Encyclopedia*(Wiley VCH, 2015).

## Presentations

*Rays, waves, coherence and structured light*I, QuIC Talk, IIT Kanpur, April 2022*Rays, waves, coherence and structured light*II, QuIC Talk, IIT Kanpur, April 2022*Rays, waves, coherence and structured light*III, QuIC Talk, IIT Kanpur, April 2022*The Poincaré sphere, its generalizations, and their several applications in optics*(via visio), LOMA Seminar, U. Bordeaux, France (online), Mar. 2021.*Demystifying the Publishing Process*, webinar organized by the Marseille ElectroMagnetism and Optics Student Chapter, Feb. 2021.*The Poincaré sphere, its generalizations, and their several applications in optics.*Plenary talk at the SPIE Henri Poincaré Webinar Series on Polarization and Related Phenomena, Sept. 2020.*La geometría evidente y escondida en la óptica.*Plenary talk at the Congreso Nacional de Física, Villahermosa, Mexico, Oct. 2019.*Rays, waves and semiclassics.*Carlos Stroud Retirement Celebration, Rochester NY, US, Aug. 2019.*Several faces of the geometric phase in optics.*Robert Boyd 70th Birthday Symposium, Ottawa, Canada, Oct. 2018.*Structured Gaussian beams: ray and wave pictures.*Invited talk at Quantum Field Framework for Structured Light Interactions, Banff International Research Station, April 24, 2017.- Lectures at the Preparatory School in Optics, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, February 2017
*Simple mathematical techniques for describing (and even simpler experimental techniques for measuring) optical fields*, COSI Seminar, University of Colorado, Boulder, November 2012.