Circular birefringence postulated (11 words)

Historical Context Note

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


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

Editors. "Circular birefringence postulated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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