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Author Darrigol, Olivier.
Title A history of optics : from Greek antiquity to the nineteenth century / Olivier Darrigol.
Publisher Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Book Stacks  QC352 .D37 2012  DUE 11-24-14
Descript xii, 327 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [290]-318) and index.
Contents From the Greeks to Kepler -- Mechanical medium theories of the seventeenth century -- Newton's optics -- The eighteenth century -- Interference, polarization, and waves in the early nineteenth century -- Ether and matter -- Waves and rays.
ISBN 9780199644377
0199644373
ISBN/ISSN 40020695847
Subject Optics -- History.

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