Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London v.92 (1802)
Royal Society of London., 1666
Part of: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London
152. Physical Optics
Young was a physician by trade who became interested in, among other things, the nature of light and color. In this famous article, he discusses his experiments on light and how two light beams can constructively and destructively interfere with each other. This work put the wave theory of light on a solid experimental ground. This article is the text of the Bakerian Lecture for 1801.