Fourier transformation is an important conceptual as well as computational tool in the arsenal of every practitioner of physical and mathematical sciences. I discuss some of its applications in optical science and engineering to provide a broad perspective on the intimate relation between the physical and mathematical concepts that are elegantly interwoven within the theory of Fourier transforms.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Engineering (miscellaneous)
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering