The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,508,729 members ⚫ 2,065,349 ebooks

New to

Learn more

Patterns of Light

Chasing the Spectrum from Aristotle to LEDs

Patterns of Light by Steven Beeson
Not for sale in
your country
Not Available
Light is all around us. Vision is our dominant sense, and we are richly rewarded with a palette of colors from red to violet. Our eyes do not detect the l- energy, long-wavelength infrared (IR) radiation, but we know it exists from d- cussions of war applications and televised images of guided weapons targets. Our eyes do not detect the higher-energy (above visible light energies) and shorter-than-visible-wavelength ultraviolet radiation, and yet we know it is there from the sunburn we receive in Arizona. We also know that window glass can block ultraviolet rays so we don’t get a burn while driving with the windows rolled up. We know about radio waves from the little boxes that talk to us and x-rays from the dentist office. These waves and rays belong to the same family of light, often called photons (from the Greek photos, light), that describes the spectra of electromagnetic radiation over 10 orders of magnitude from very low-energy - dio waves to very high-energy x-rays and gamma rays.
Springer New York; October 2007
208 pages; ISBN 9780387751078
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Patterns of Light
Author: Steven Beeson; James W. Mayer
Buy, download and read Patterns of Light (eBook) by Steven Beeson; James W. Mayer today!

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...