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Basis expansions for nonparaxial fields in 2D (including scattering by circular objects)
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.
Tutorial on mathematical concepts in optics
Tutorials on Wigner functions in optics
- 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.