ISBN-10:
0226767515
ISBN-13:
9780226767512
Pub. Date:
04/28/1989
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Light / Edition 1

Light / Edition 1

by Michael I. Sobel
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ISBN-13: 9780226767512
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/28/1989
Edition description: 1
Pages: 274
Sales rank: 891,003
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael I. Sobel is professor of physics at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Wave Theory of Light
2. Optical Instruments
3. Color
4. The Electron and the Photon
5. In the Atmosphere
6. The Stars
7. The Cosmos
8. Light and Life
9. High Technology
10. Relativity
Appendixes
A. The Concept of a Field
B. Blackbodies
C. De Broglie Waves
D. White Dwarfs, Pulsars, and Neutron Stars
E. Hubble's Law and the Cosmological Principle
F. Fluorescence
G. Semiconductors and Photocells
H. Stimulated Emission
I. Measurements of the Speed of Light
J. The Strong Interaction, Pions, and Quarks
Notes
Index

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