New Delhi, Viva Books Private Limited: 2017
Seller ID: 702120
While Newton considered light as moving streams of tiny corpuscles and Maxwell regarded it as wave motion, Einstein gave a new dimension to it by postulating that it consists of particle – like quanta whose energy and momentum are related to frequency and wave number in terms of Plank‘s constant. The purpose of this book is to show that these three approaches to the dynamics of light are intimately related. The book deals with three facets of light, corpuscles, waves and quanta, by three great physicists – Newton, Maxwell and Einstein showing how these are inter-related in the sense that... View More...