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The Principles of Physical Optics: An Historical and Philosophical Treatment

Series: Dover Phoenix Editions

By: Ernst Mach (Author)

324 pages, 279 illustrations

Dover Publications

Paperback | Oct 2003 | #189846 | ISBN: 0486495590
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Reprint of a book originally published in 1926.

The famous physicist explains the experimental and theoretical evolution in the understanding of light phenomena and apparatus. Early experiments are described in full detail, plus examinations of studies on polarization, the mathematical representation of the properties of light, and refinements and advances in theory.

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