A collection of Blogs on the history and physics of light.
The Lens of Gravity: Einstein’s Rings
Rays and caustics of gravitational lenses
Casual Caustics and the Optics of Rays
Caustic envelopes of deflected optical rays.
A Short History of the Photon
The history of Quantum Optics from Einstein to Glauber
Quantum Seeing without Looking?
Quantum seeing in the dark.
A Commotion in the Stars
The history of the Doppler effect in science and medicine.
Five separate derivations of Snell’s famous law of refraction
The Iconic Eikonal
The Eikonal Equation of ray optics.
Mind at Light Speed: A New Kind of Intelligence (Free Press, 2001)
A book on the physics of the optical internet and the future of optical computers.