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Light and Energy

Selected Literature References

Gathered from our vast library of literature on optical microscopy, the listed reference materials are an excellent source of additional information on the topic of light and energy and their interrelationships. Included in this section are references to books, select book chapters, and review articles that discuss various aspects of the theory and applications regarding how light is converted into energy and vice versa.

The propagation of light., Hecht, E., in Optics, 4th edition, Addison-Wesley, San Francisco, California, pages 86-148 (2002).

Some fundamentals: color, light, and interactions., Nassau, K., in The Physics and Chemistry of Color, 2nd edition, Wiley-Interscience Publication, New York, pages 1-33 (2001).

Basic properties of the electromagnetic field., Born, M. and Wolf, E., in Principle of Optics, 7th edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pages 1-74 (1999).

Empire of Light: A History of Discovery in Science and Art., Perkowitz, S., Henry Holt and Company, New York, 227 pages (1996).

Colorimetry., Brainard, D., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 1: Fundamental, Techniques, and Design, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 26.1-26.54 (1995).

Displays for vision research., Cowan, W., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 1: Fundamental, Techniques, and Design, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 27.1-27.44 (1995).

Light and Color in the Outdoors, 5th edition., Minnaert, M., Seymour, L. (translator and reviser), Springer-Verlag, New York, 417 pages (1993).

Why Nothing Can Travel Faster than Light... and Other Explorations in Nature's Curiosity Shop., Zimmerman, B. and Zimmerman, D., Contemporary Books, Chicago, Illinois, 309 pages (1993).

Light (The Eyewitness Science Series, 2)., Burnie, D., DK Publishing, New York, 64 pages (1992).

Light., Ditchburn, R., Dover Publications, Mineola, New York 680 pages (1991).

Optics, the Science of Vision., Ronchi, V., Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, 360 pages (1991).

Colour: Why the World Isn't Grey, Rossotti, H., Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 239 pages (1985).

The properties of light., Jenkins, F. and White, H., in Fundamentals of Optics, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 3-23 (1976).

Light and Vision., Mueller, C. and Rudolph, M., Time-Life, New York, 200 pages (1966).


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