The First Paper on Experimental Observation of Interference Fringes with Feeble Light (Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor)

  • Svetlana G. LukishovaEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 217)


On the editor’s selection, this chapter reproduces a brief biography of Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor (1886–1975) in Sect. 11.1, and a text of Taylor’s paper of the year 1909 “Interference fringes with feeble light” (Sect. 11.2), the first experimental observation of interference fringes with feeble light.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Institute of Optics, University of RochesterRochesterUSA

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