Sentence Examples

  • Prisms, and that familiar experiments in optics could be repeated with electric waves which could not affect the eye.
  • The theory of electro-optics received great attention from Kelvin, Maxwell, Rayleigh, G.
  • But his researches in physical optics constitute his chief title-deed to immortality.
  • This resolution of the original wave is the well-known "Principle of Huygens," and by its means he was enabled to prove the fundamental laws of optics, and to assign the correct construction for the direction of the extraordinary ray in uniaxial crystals.
  • There is a great deal of practical information on lenses in connexion with the camera and other optical instruments, and the book is valuable as a repertory of early practical optics, also for the numerous references to and extracts from previous writers.

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