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dc.contributor.author Jensen, William B.
dc.coverage.spatial Cincinnati (Ohio)
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-14T13:53:29Z
dc.date.available 2014-10-14T13:53:29Z
dc.date.created 2014
dc.date.issued 2014-10-14
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.UC/733811
dc.description In 1669 the Dane, Erasmus Bartholinus (1625-1698), discovered that objects, when viewed through a crystal of a particular variety of clear calcium carbonate known as Iceland spar, appeared double – a phenomenon now known as double refraction.1 Unknown to Bartholinus at the time was the fact that the light passing through these crystals was also polarized – a phenomenon that was instead discovered by the French physicist, Etienne-Louis Malus (1775-1812), in 1809, along with the fact that light reflected from various surfaces was similarly polarized. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry
dc.relation.ispartofseries Oesper Museum Booklets on the History of Chemical Apparatus
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/ *
dc.subject.lcsh Polariscope en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Chemistry--History en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Chemistry--History
dc.title Polarimeters en_US
dc.title.alternative Oesper Museum Booklets on the History of Chemical Apparatus, No. 1, 2014
dc.type Pamphlet
dc.publisher.digital University of Cincinnati. Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry
dc.publisher.OLinstitution University of Cincinnati en_US
dc.extent 40 pages en_US


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