Physical optics / by Robert W. Wood.

Title: 
Physical optics / by Robert W. Wood.

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Author/Artist: 
Wood, Robert Williams, 1868-1955.
Publisher: 
New York : The Macmillan Company, 1934.
Description: 
xvi, 846 pages : color frontispiece, illustrations, 17 plates (2 color ; 2 folded) diagrams 22 cm
Edition: 
3rd ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
142451
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QC355.W6 1934z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Gift; Corning Incorporated; 2014; 1000152216
Contents: 
The nature and rectilinear propagation of light --
The reflection of light from plane and curved surfaces --
Refraction of light --
The absorption and dispersion of light --
The origin of spectra --
Interference of light --
Diffraction --
Interference spectroscopes --
The polarization of light --
Double refraction --
Meteorological optics --
Theory of reflection and refraction --
The scattering of light --
The Raman effect --
Theory of dispersion and selective reflection --
The optical properties of metals --
Rotary polarization --
Resonance radiation and fluorescence of atoms --
The resonance and fluorescence spectra of molecules --
The fluorescence and phosphorescence of solids and liquids --
Magneto-optics --
Electro-optics --
Thermal radiation --
The relative motion of ether and matter.