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Light; History

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  • Lenses and wavesby Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis

    Springer 2004; US$ 209.00

    In 1690, Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) published Traité de la Lumière, containing his renowned wave theory of light. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of natural knowledge. This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave... more...

  • A History of Optics from Greek Antiquity to the Nineteenth Centuryby Olivier Darrigol

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    This book is a long-term history of optics, from early Greek theories of vision to the nineteenth-century victory of the wave theory of light. It shows how light gradually became the central entity of a domain of physics that no longer referred to the functioning of the eye; it retraces the subsequent competition between medium-based and corpuscular... more...

  • Laser, Licht und Lebenby Susanne Liedtke; Jü Popp; rgen

    Wiley 2012; US$ 37.50

    Der Mensch hat gelernt, Licht zu kontrollieren, in dem er beobachtete, wie Materie und Licht in der natürlichen Welt sich gegenseitig beeinflussen und verändern. Die neue Disziplin der Biophotonik setzt Licht als vielseitiges Werkzeug ein, um biologische Vorgänge verstehen zu lernen, Krankheiten besser diagnostizieren und heilen zu können.... more...

  • History of Modern Optics and Optoelectronics Development in Chinaby Fuxi Gan; Shouyun Tian

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 166.00

    This book presents a collection of memoir papers on the development of modern and contemporary optics and optoelectronics in China from the 18th to 20th centuries. The papers were written by famous scientists in China, including members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, sharing their experience in different... more...

  • La strana storia della luce e del coloreby Rodolfo Guzzi

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.95

    Il libro e incentrato sul fatto che fino al 1600 la luce era oggetto di studio degli scienziati ed il colore dei filosofi. Questa dicotomia fu superata dall Esperimentum Crucis di Newton che spiego come la luce contenesse il colore. La genesi di questa visione pre 1600 e spiegata nei primi 6 capitoli, nei quali si analizzano le teorie che furono sviluppate... more...

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