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Principles of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Revised and Expanded, 3rd Edition by CRC Press

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5

Static and Dynamic Light Scattering and Other Radiation Scattering

An interesting and oft-investigated question, “What is the origin of light?” and the solution of it, has been repeatedly attempted, with no other result than to crowd our lunatic asylums with the would-be solvers. Hence, after fruitless attempts to suppress such investigations by making them liable to a heavy tax, the Legislature … absolutely prohibited them.

From Abbott’s Flatland

5.1  INTRODUCTION

5.1a  What Is Radiation Scattering?

In Chapter 1 we described dark-field microscopy in which particles too small for direct microscopic observation could be detected against a dark field by horizontal illumination. Airborne dust or smoke particles show in a beam of light in an otherwise ...

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