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Emil Wolf

Emil Wolf was the Wilson Professor of Optical Physics at the University of Rochester. He received B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Bristol University and a D.Sc. degree from the University of Edinburgh. He joined Max Born there in 1951 to collaborate with him in the writing of Principles of Optics. He was Max Born's last assistant. In addition to Principles of Optics, Professor Wolf was the co-author, with Professor Leonard Mandel, of a comprehensive text Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics, and...See more