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In addition, the development of Huygens' thinking on the nature of light is put in the context of his optics as a whole, which was dominated by his lifelong pursuit of theoretical and practical dioptrics. Hobbes, Hooke and the pitfalls of mechanistic philosophy: rigid waves. At best, his stint in Orono was a trial run, as Wiener himself appositely calls the chapter on it in his autobiography. It is in this paper that Sturm introduces the description of the so-called infinitely thin pencil often associated with his name. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of natural knowledge. The project ran from 2007 to 2012 and included two PhDs. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of natural knowledge.

In 1690, Christiaan Huygens 1629-1695 published Traité de la Lumière, containing his renowned wave theory of light. In addition, the development of Huygens' thinking on the nature of light is put in the context of his optics as a whole, which was dominated by his lifelong pursuit of theoretical and practical dioptrics. In so doing, this book offers the first account of the development of Huygens' mathematical analysis of lenses and telescopes and its significance for the origin of the wave theory of light. He has investigated how various mathematical practices gave shape to early modern society. Students of the history of optics, of early mathematical physics, and the Scientific Revolution, will find this book enlightening. Antenna measurements - Patterns required, setup, Distance criterion, Directivity and gain measurements Comparison, Absolute and 3-Antenna methods.

People from diverse backgrounds engaged with light: philosophers inquiring into its nature, artists exploring its pictorial uses, entrepreneurs developing new techniques of manufacture. In the project, he leads working group iv, Borders and the Transfer of Knowledge. This book describes in detail how the ray and wave pictures of lens behaviour can be combined and developed into a theory capable of dealing with the large angles encountered in real optical systems. This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave theory, reconstructing the winding road that eventually led to Traité de la Lumière. The style of the book is easy …. Angewandte Wissenschaft und Technik im Kontext von G. This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave theory, reconstructing the winding road that eventually led to Traité de la Lumière.

As Huygens applied his mathematical proficiency to practical issues pertaining to telescopes - including trying to design a perfect telescope by means of mathematical theory - his dioptrics is significant for our understanding of seventeenth-century relations between theory and practice. In so doing, this book offers the first account on the development of Huygens' mathematical analysis of lenses and telescopes and its significance for the origin of the wave theory of light. Optical Pursuits amongst Huygens, Leibniz, and Tschirnhaus 1680-1710' in, Kempe, N. Watson Seminar on the Material and Visual History of Science 2012 — Tennis and the Scientific Revolution, Museo Galilei Florence, June 2012. He visited the University of Minneapolis to work with Alan Shapiro and participate in the graduate program in the history of science. Chapter 5 1677-1679 - Waves of Light. These original inroads into optics may inspire present-day researchers to think anew about light and colours.

The next part deals with the focusing of scalar waves, including thorough theoretical analyses and detailed contour maps of diffraction patterns in focal regions for a variety of different system parameters, such as f-number, Frensel number, aperture shape, amplitude distribution, and wavefront aberration. In addition, the development of Huygens' thinking on the nature of light is put in the context of his optics as a whole, which was dominated by his lifelong pursuit of theoretical and practical dioptrics. Christiaan Huygens and the mathematical science of optics in the seventeenth century Dordrecht: , 2004. Description: vii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Thus the optical spectacle of the 18th century is an occasion to reflect upon the nature and meaning of light. In so doing, this book offers the first account on the development of Huygens' mathematical analysis of lenses and telescopes and its significance for the origin of the wave theory of light. Chapter 3 1655-1672 - 'De Aberratione'.

Written for an undergraduate introductory course but equally suitable for self-study, this practical, illustrated book discusses waves in general and light waves in particular, together with optical instruments, such as telescopes and microscopes, and electrical devices, such as generators and transformers. The style of the book is easy. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of nature knowledge. Tagung Lichtgefüge, Berlin, March-April 2011. It also explores Einstein's special theory of relativity, which gives the most basic insight into space and time. In addition, the development of Huygens' thinking on the nature of light is put in the context of his optics as a whole, which was dominated by his lifelong pursuit of theoretical and practical dioptrics.

The many practical insights it contains, as well as the exercises with their solutions, will be of interest to graduate students as well as to anyone working in optical design and engineering. Chapter 6 1690 - Traité de la Lumière. In addition, the development of Huygens' thinking on the nature of light is put in the context of his optics as a whole, which was dominated by his lifelong pursuit of theoretical and practical dioptrics. Newton's speculations on the nature of light. Students of the history of optics, of early mathematical physics, and the Scientific Revolution, will find this book enlightening.

This is a scholarly work which sheds light on the development of optics in the crucial period of the latter half of the seventeenth century. After completing his master's degree he became a teacher in senior secondary education. As Huygens applied his mathematical proficiency to practical issues pertaining to telescopes - including trying to design a perfect telescope by means of mathematical theory - his dioptrics is significant for our understanding of seventeenth-century relations between theory and practice. His lively prose and subtle wit make this challenging topic more palatable. De Nationale Raad voor Landbouwkundig Onderzoek, 1957-2000 Groningen: Nederlands Agronomisch Historisch Instituut, 2007 Historia Agriculturae 39. This guide by pro photographer Jerod Foster will help you conquer the fundamentals and capture stunning pictures.