Contemplating the evolution of Surface Nonlinear Optics seems to be highly instructive, able to stimulate one's own creativity and deeper understanding of current trends in this field. Tracing the roots and sprouts of a scientific idea or method always brings its author(s) into focus. Hence, the Surface Nonlinear Optics Map, in its starting version, presents the names of researchers having made prominent scientific contributions to this branch of Optics. Related websites are accessible by clicking the corresponding names.

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