Wave and quantum theories

United States, 1959

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Episode of Series “Light”.
Demonstrates the accepted theory of light as consisting of both wave motion and of discrete bundles or quanta of energy. Performs Young’s double-slit experiment to show the wave character of light. Shows in laboratory demonstrations and in animation the Compton effect and other major experiments associated with the present theory.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:12:57:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Appears in

Light

Group of items

Light

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011722

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy transfer

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Energy transfer

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Energy transfer

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Light

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Experiments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Wave-motion, Theory of

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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