2nd edition now available: https://www.crcpress.com/9781482243673From the dialogues of the ancient Greek philosophers right up through the physical laws of Newton, the experiments of Thomas Young and the quantum physics pioneers, the study of light was all about observing its characteristics and defining its behavior. At the end of the 19th century

chapter 1|4 pages


chapter 3|26 pages

Electrical Incandescen tLight Sources

chapter 4|70 pages

Electrical Discharge Lamps

chapter 5|34 pages

Solid-State Light Sources

chapter 6|6 pages

Dynamic Lighting

chapter 7|10 pages


chapter 8|8 pages


chapter 9|6 pages

Closing Remarks