Circular birefringence postulated (11 words)

Historical Context Note

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

Context

Augustin Fresnel (1788-1827) phenomenologically explains optical activity by introducing circular birefringence

Citation:
Editors. "Circular birefringence postulated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6256, accessed 08 December 2016.]