Law of Malus formulated (18 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

Etienne Malus (1755-1812) publishes the law of Malus which predicts the light intensity transmitted by two polarizing sheets.

Citation:
Editors. "Law of Malus formulated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6236, accessed 07 December 2016.]