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The wave model

Author: David ChamberlainJames MoriartyAndre Drouin Groupe Imagination inc.Northey Productions Ltd.TVOntario.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1992.
Series: Wave-particle duality, Tape 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program examines the development of Christiaan Huygen's wave model of light behavior, which eventually superseded Newton's particle model. It also illustrates how energy is transmitted through a medium, and demonstrates both Thomas Young's theory of light interference and Jean Foucault's observations on the speed of light.
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Named Person: Christiaan Huygens; Thomas Young; Jean Foucault
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Chamberlain; James Moriarty; Andre Drouin Groupe Imagination inc.; Northey Productions Ltd.; TVOntario.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 35393560
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced in 1984 as a segment of: Senior physics.
Primarily presented through computer animation.
Credits: Consultant, William Konrad.
Performer(s): Narrator: James Moriarty.
Description: 1 videocassette (10 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Wave-particle duality, Tape 2.
Other Titles: Senior physics (Television program)
Responsibility: computer animation, Andre Drouin Groupe Imagination inc. ; producer, David Chamberlain ; produced by Northey Productions Ltd. for TVOntario.

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This program examines the development of Christiaan Huygen's wave model of light behavior, which eventually superseded Newton's particle model. It also illustrates how energy is transmitted through a medium, and demonstrates both Thomas Young's theory of light interference and Jean Foucault's observations on the speed of light.

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