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Recollections of max born


This article is essentially the text of lectures presented September 7, 1982 at the Max Born Centenary Conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland and October 21, 1982 at the Max Born Symposium held during the Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America.

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Emil Wolf is Wilson Professor of Optical Physics at the University of Rochester. Reprinted fromOptics News, November/December 1983 with permisssion from the author and the Optical Society of America

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Wolf, E. Recollections of max born. Astrophys Space Sci 227, 277–297 (1995).

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