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  • Vol. 1, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1962
  • pp: 69–73

Men and Milestones in Optics
I. George Gabriel Stokes

E. Scott Barr  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 69-73 (1962)

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Original Manuscript: July 1, 1961
Published: January 1, 1962

E. Scott Barr, "Men and Milestones in OpticsI. George Gabriel Stokes," Appl. Opt. 1, 69-73 (1962)

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  1. On a mode of measuring the astigmatism of a defective eye. Brit. Assoc. Advance. Sci., Rept. 10(1849).
  2. On the change of refrangibility of light. Trans. Roy. Soc. (London)463 (1852) and 385 (1853). A digest of his paper is also to be found in the report of the Royal Society of London meeting of May27, 1852, in Phil. Mag. [4] 4, 388 (1852).
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  7. Notice of the researches of the late Rev. William Vernon Harcourt, on the conditions of transparency in glass, and the connection between the chemical constitution and optical properties of different glasses. Brit. Assoc. Advance. Sci., Rept. 38 (1871).
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  9. An intimate and interesting memoir of Stokes by Humphry is included in Memoir and Scientific Correspondence of the late Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Bart. (Selected and arranged by Joseph Larmor. 2 Vols. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1907), Vol. 1, pp. 1–49.

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