Wrestling with Light

Wrestling with Light

History, Science and Applications

By James T. Dakin

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Publication date: November 2021
ISBN: 7770735423961
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This book presents a chronology of the science and technology of light and focuses on the phenomena and joy of discovery rather than mathematical theories and derivations. The book presents an easy-to-read guide to the integration of science and engineering, and combines it with the history of discoveries, inventions, and applications involving light phenomena.

Wrestling with Light: History, Science and Applications features:

  • A chronological approach to the study of light
  • The combination of scientific principles and commercial product development
  • Interesting historical details about the disruption of the lighting industry caused by globalization and changes in technology

Researchers, graduate, and undergraduate students in optics and physics will find this an inspiring resource. Those fascinated by light or professionals considering careers related to light will find this an interesting overview.

Pages: 184
Language: English
Publisher: AIP Publishing
DOI Number: 10.1063/9780735423992