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Author Michelson, Albert Abraham, 1852-1931.

Title Light waves and their uses [microform] / A.A. Michelson.

Imprint Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 1903.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of American Civilization Microfiche Cabinets  LAC 12666.    ---  Available
Description 166 p. : ill., 3 pl.
Series University of Chicago decennial publications ; 2d series, v. 3
Library of American civilization ; LAC 12666.
Note "This series of eight lectures ... was delivered in the spring of 1899 at the Lowell Institute."
Contents Wave motion and interference -- Comparison of the efficiency of the microscope, telescope, and interferometer -- Application of interference methods to measurements of distances and angles -- Application of interference to spectroscopy -- Light waves as standards of length -- Analysis of the action of magnetism on light waves by the interferometer and the echelon --Application of interference methods to astronomy -- The ether.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 12666)
Subject Interference (Light)
Optical instruments.
Standards of length.
Ether (of space)

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