Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London v.92 (1802)

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. 
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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. 

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