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Waves and grains : reflections on light and learning

Author: Mark P Silverman
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a tour of the world of light. This book explores theoretical, experimental, and historical themes, and covers such questions as how it is possible to achieve magnifications of a millionfold  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark P Silverman
ISBN: 0691027412 9780691027418 0691001138 9780691001135
OCLC Number: 37992951
Description: xii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction: Setting the Agenda --
pt. 1. Refraction. Ch. 2. Following the Straight and Narrow. Ch. 3. How Deep Is the Ocean? How High Is the Sky? Imaging in Stratified Media --
pt. 2. Diffraction and Interference. Ch. 4. Dark Spots --
Bright Spots. Ch. 5. Newton's Two-Knife Experiment: The Hyperbolic Enigma. Ch. 6. Young's Two-Slit Experiment with Electrons. Ch. 7. Pursuing the Invisible: Imaging without Lenses --
pt. 3. Polarization. Ch. 8. Poles Apart: The Mysteries of Light Polarization. Ch. 9. The State of Light --
pt. 4. Reflection and Scattering. Ch. 10. The Grand Synthesis. Ch. 11. New Twists on Reflection. Ch. 12. Through a Glass Brightly: "Fresnel Amplification" Ch. 13. A Penetrating Look at Scattered Light.
Responsibility: Mark P. Silverman.
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