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The tiger and the shark : empirical roots of wave-particle dualism / Bruce R. Wheaton ; with a foreword by Thomas S. Kuhn
Bib ID 2173364
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Wheaton, Bruce R
 
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Description Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983 
xxiv, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0521358922
0521250986
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  • Machine derived contents note: Foreword Thomas S. Kuhn
  • Preface
  • Notes on sources
  • 1. Introduction
  • Part I. The Introduction of Temporal Discontinuity, 1896-1905: 2. The electromagnetic impulse hypothesis of x-rays
  • 3. The analogy between y-rays and x-rays
  • Part II. Ionization and the Recognition of Paradox, 1906-1910: 4. Secondary rays: British attempts to retain mechanism
  • 5. The appeal in Germany to the quantum theory
  • Part III. Seeking an Electrodynamic Solution, 1907-1912: 6. Localized energy in spreading impulses
  • 7. Problems with visible light
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [309]-346.

Subjects Wave-particle duality -- History.  |  Radiation -- History.  |  X-rays -- History.  |  Gamma rays -- History.  |  Quantum theory Wave-particle duality, 1896-1925

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