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1 Photography 8,112 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Photon 5,796 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 F-number 4,345 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Refractive index 3,938 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Parallax 3,302 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Diffraction 2,770 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Optics 2,682 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Dispersion (optics) 1,491 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Iridescence 1,388 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Distortion 1,257 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Group velocity 1,169 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Reticle 1,159 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Metamaterial 1,127 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Q factor 1,106 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Angle of view 1,103 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Chromatic aberration 1,097 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Wien's displacement law 1,082 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Optical coherence tomography 1,074 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Vignetting 1,059 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Magnification 913 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Angular resolution 883 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Numerical aperture 797 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Invisibility 764 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Intensity (physics) 747 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 High speed photography 737 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Dioptre 707 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Lenticular printing 703 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 List of refractive indices 653 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Ophthalmoscopy 631 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Mean free path 628 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Photonics 628 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Collimated light 592 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Refractometer 589 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Opacity (optics) 557 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Newton's rings 500 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Diffuse reflection 465 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Transmittance 462 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Light tube 453 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Distortion (optics) 448 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Poynting vector 439 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Optical resolution 429 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Optical aberration 428 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Spherical aberration 423 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Point spread function 405 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Lens speed 404 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Evanescent wave 392 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Wavefront 380 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Photonic crystal 379 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Hyperfocal distance 360 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Virtual image 327 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Gloss (material appearance) 322 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Fraunhofer diffraction 310 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Faraday effect 301 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Group delay and phase delay 295 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Waveguide (optics) 295 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Dichroic glass 259 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Optical engineering 246 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Slow light 244 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Dichroism 243 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Quantum optics 243 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Specular highlight 243 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Ultrashort pulse 242 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Real image 228 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Bidirectional reflectance distribution function 226 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Book of Optics 219 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Optical power 206 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Jones calculus 204 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Scanline rendering 195 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Fourier optics 193 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Spectral linewidth 191 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Schlieren photography 182 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Coherence length 176 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Fresnel integral 174 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Subsurface scattering 172 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Pellicle mirror 169 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Electrochromism 166 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Photoelectrochemical processes 164 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Abbe number 162 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Coma (optics) 160 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Opticks 159 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Photoconductivity 158 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Superlens 158 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Nanophotonics 155 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Sellmeier equation 154 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Schlieren 147 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Beam divergence 138 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Haidinger's brush 136 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Science of photography 136 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Visual appearance 126 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Physical optics 121 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Optical transfer function 120 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Oren–Nayar reflectance model 120 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Confocal 119 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 History of optics 119 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Shadowgraph 114 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Metamaterial cloaking 112 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Photoelasticity 111 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Light field 104 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Beam diameter 100 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Crystal optics 100 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Electromagnetically induced transparency 99 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Defocus aberration 99 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Polaroid Eyewear 98 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Exit pupil 96 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Polaroid (polarizer) 92 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Cauchy's equation 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Gradient-index optics 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Calculation of glass properties 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Self-phase modulation 86 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Catoptrics 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Mathematical descriptions of opacity 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 Radiative transfer equation and diffusion theory for photon transport in biological tissue 81 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 Imaging science 80 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 Dichromatism 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
115 Optical medium 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
116 Rayleigh length 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
117 Diamond turning 77 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
118 Signal to noise ratio (imaging) 77 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
119 Purkinje images 76 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
120 Hot mirror 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
121 Optical feedback 71 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
122 Coherence time 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
123 Supercontinuum 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
124 Modulation transfer function (infrared imaging) 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
125 Etendue 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
126 Four-wave mixing 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
127 Schmidt–Newton telescope 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
128 Lorentz–Lorenz equation 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
129 Traditional handheld refractometer 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
130 Spherometer 63 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
131 Shape moiré 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
132 Flat-field correction 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
133 Lloyd's mirror 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
134 Line source 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
135 Optical vortex 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
136 Precision glass moulding 57 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
137 Deformable mirror 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
138 Optical physics 53 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
139 Emission theory (vision) 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
140 Index of optical articles 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
141 Fabrication and testing of optical components 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
142 Erect image 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
143 Petzval field curvature 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
144 Photonic metamaterials 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
145 Non-imaging optics 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
146 Bandwidth-limited pulse 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
147 Abbe sine condition 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
148 X-ray reflectivity 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
149 Infinity focus 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
150 Minimum deviation 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
151 Angular aperture 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
152 Degree of coherence 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
153 Index-matching material 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
154 Dawes' limit 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
155 Terahertz metamaterials 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
156 Interferometric visibility 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
157 Stokes line 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
158 Radiosity (heat transfer) 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
159 Vector soliton 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
160 Dioptrics 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
161 Negative refraction 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
162 Index ellipsoid 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
163 Chirality (electromagnetism) 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
164 Prism compressor 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
165 Dephasing 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
166 Conoscopy 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
167 Optical phase space 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
168 Verdet constant 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
169 Zero-phonon line and phonon sideband 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
170 X-ray optics 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
171 Vertex distance 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
172 Extraordinary optical transmission 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
173 Conoscopic interference pattern 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
174 Wolter telescope 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
175 Cotton–Mouton effect 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
176 Photomixing 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
177 Optical sorting 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
178 Optical frequency multiplier 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
179 Group delay dispersion 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
180 Multiple-prism dispersion theory 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
181 Nucleosol 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
182 Schlieren imaging 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
183 Superprism 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
184 Line moiré 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
185 Timeline of electromagnetism and classical optics 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
186 Gires–Tournois etalon 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
187 Tilt (optics) 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
188 Guided-mode resonance 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
189 Optical format 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
190 Z-scan technique 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
191 Optical mapping 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
192 Optics Valley 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
193 Ronchi test 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
194 Holographic grating 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
195 Transformation optics 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
196 Siemens star 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
197 Diffusing-wave spectroscopy 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
198 Gloss units 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
199 Wavefront sensor 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
200 Optical field 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
201 Figuring 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
202 Minimum resolvable contrast 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
203 Beam expander 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
204 Tunable metamaterials 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
205 Stereoautograph 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
206 Polaritonics 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
207 Image-forming optical system 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
208 Near-field optics 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
209 Signal transfer function 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
210 Afocal system 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
211 Optical path 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
212 Coherence theory 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
213 Bahtinov mask 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
214 Paris inch 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
215 N-slit interferometric equation 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
216 Dynamic speckle 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
217 Spatial cutoff frequency 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
218 Jamin interferometer 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
219 N-Slit interferometer 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
220 Voigt Effect 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
221 Wavefront curvature sensor 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
222 Optical correlator 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
223 Electro-gyration 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
224 Null corrector 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
225 Angle-resolved low-coherence interferometry 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
226 Piston (optics) 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
227 LCD classification 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
228 Sparrow's resolution limit 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
229 Subwavelength-diameter optical fibre 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
230 Integral field spectrograph 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
231 Complex beam parameter 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
232 Chaos in Optical Systems 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
233 Metal mesh optical filters 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
234 Electromagnetically induced grating 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
235 Carey mask 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
236 Light extraction in LEDs 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
237 Kreft's dichromaticity index 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
238 Plane of incidence 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
239 Seismic metamaterials 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
240 Encircled energy 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
241 Dioptric correction 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
242 Loupe light 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
243 Stokes relations 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
244 Optical bistability 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
245 Random laser 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
246 Focus recovery based on the linear canonical transform 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
247 European Photonics Industry Consortium 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
248 Universal Fan Fest 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
249 Rotating furnace 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
250 QMR effect 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
251 Slot-waveguide 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
252 Ronchi Ruling 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
253 Differential group delay 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
254 Metamaterial absorber 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
255 Optical cross section 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
256 Optical axis grating 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
257 Rotary polarization 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
258 Lenslet 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
259 Kirchhoff integral theorem 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
260 METATOY 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
261 Shpolskii matrix 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
262 Nonlinear metamaterials 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
263 Mandelbaum Effect 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
264 Large Optical Test and Integration Site 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
265 Optical contact bonding 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
266 Optical sine theorem 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
267 Microstructured optical arrays 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
268 Multiphoton lithography 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
269 Goniophotometry 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
270 Rayleigh distance 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
271 Varieties of cloaking theories 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
272 Prentice position less than 5 views
273 Minnaert function less than 5 views
274 Distinctness of image less than 5 views
275 Nanocharm less than 5 views
276 Sagitta (optics) less than 5 views
277 Reference beam less than 5 views
278 Refractive indices less than 5 views
279 Forward scattering alignment less than 5 views
280 Morphology-dependent resonance less than 5 views
281 Corneal Neutralization less than 5 views
282 Purcell factor less than 5 views
283 Transport length less than 5 views
284 Sockley's model less than 5 views
285 Babinet–Soleil compensator less than 5 views

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