Emmett Leith: early work and influence

Johnston, S.F. (2006) Emmett Leith: early work and influence. In: Bjelkhagen, H.I. (ed.) Advances in Display Holography: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH), St Asaph, Wales, 10-14 July 2006. River Valley Press: St Asaph, Wales, UK, pp. 2-7. ISBN 9780955352713

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Emmett Leith is recognised today as one of a handful of key innovators in the subject that became holography. During the 1950s Leith played a crucial role in synthesizing a new subject from previously quite separate ones. During the early 1960s he dramatically extended the possibilities of wavefront reconstruction. His ideas and competence inspired a generation of colleagues who went on to contribute to the modern subject.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Holography, history, biography, physics, optics
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnston, Professor Sean
Authors: Johnston, S.F.
Subjects:E History America > E151 United States (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Publisher:River Valley Press

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