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Iceland Spar and Modern Science
De Re Metallic [Madrid] (2016)
  • Fathi Habashi
The discovery of the remote source of transparent calcite crystals in Iceland in the 17th century was the cause for the development of numerous sectors of science and their practical application. 
  • Calcite,
  • Double refraction,
  • Wave theory of light,
  • Polarizing microscope,
  • Polarization,
  • Polarimetry,
  • Optical activity
Publication Date
Winter January, 2016
Citation Information
Fathi Habashi. "Iceland Spar and Modern Science" De Re Metallic [Madrid] Vol. 26 Iss. January-June (2016) p. 81 - 85
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