History of modern optics and optoelectronics development in by Fuxi Gan, Shouyun Tian

By Fuxi Gan, Shouyun Tian

This e-book provides a set of memoir papers at the improvement of recent and modern optics and optoelectronics in China from the 18th to twentieth centuries. The papers have been written by way of recognized scientists in China, together with individuals of the chinese language Academy of Sciences and the chinese language Academy of Engineering, sharing their adventure in several fields of optics and optoelectronics improvement. this can be a unique  Read more...

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Chinese scholars, however, continued to digest the knowledge and technology that had already come across and made further progress. In the field of optics Zheng Fuguang and Zhou Boqi stood out for their work. Zheng Fuguang (1780~1853 AD) was born in She Xian, Anhui. While there was manufacture of optical instrument during his lifetime it was hindered by the lack of optical theory as research on the nature of light in Europe was not available in China then. 1c). The 70,000-word book was divided into seven parts covering optical theory, optical principle of eyes, mirror making and imaging quality, and optical instrument design and manufacture.

Wang, realizing the urgent requirement for optical glass in new China’s reconstruction, applied for a special fund of RMB 400,000 from the Northeast Government and invited Gong Zhutong to join the Changchun Instrument Center and supervise R&D for optical glass. Gong accepted his invitation and made up his mind to realize his many years’ ambition, no matter how many difficulties there might be. He completed the design project of a trial workshop in the spring of 1951, and then worked with the architecture and construction organizations.

By the 1950s he had become a leader of the optical science community in China, and helped usher in a period of flourishing development in optics. 14). 14 Prof. Wang Daheng (left 2) attended the International Symposium on Laser Material and Spectroscopy with Prof. Herbert Walther (left 1), Prof. Gan Fuxi (left 3) and Prof. indd 28 4/10/2014 11:41:27 AM b1718 History of Modern Optics and Optoelectronics Development in China Optical Science and Technology in China in the First Half of the 20th Century 29 I shall always remember the older generation’s support for and assistance to me in developing optical science and technology in China.

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