Item description for Lines of Light: The Sources of Dispersive Spectroscopy, 1800-1930 by J. C. D. Brand...
In this important new work, the author provides us with a unique perspective on the creation of a scientific discipline. A key figure in the development of dispersive spectroscopy himself, Dr. Brand combines lifelong experience with a careful exposition of the key technical and scientific advances that have brought dispersive spectroscopy to its present maturity. The reader is led to meet the actual people who have contributed to this field and know their trials as well as breakthroughs. From 1800 to 1930, Brand preserves the thread of scientific thought and activity through six generations of working scientists.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7" Height: 10" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Nov 24, 1995
ISBN 2884491635 ISBN13 9782884491631