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PhD 2012 - FOM-Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam - Advisor: Dr. As these sets of ripples add together. the ripples in Huygens’ principle Summary Wave optics is a more general theory of light than ray optics.. but become narrower with each repetition. Matthews and Jeffrey Zhang) has been awarded the 2013-2014 Ronald E. Apply the equation M = di /do to the case of a flat mirror. Memorize, for convenience only, a few of the most important fundamental formulas and for the other material learn to reason from the fundamental ideas.

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