4. Ceramics and Light

  1. David W. Richerson

Published Online: 24 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118392317.ch4

The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition

The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Richerson, D. W. (2012) Ceramics and Light, in The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118392317.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 5 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470638057

Online ISBN: 9781118392317

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Keywords:

  • ceramics and light and optical behavior, optical fibers and lasers;
  • atom bonding, and electrons affecting interactions with light;
  • communications scientists and information encoded in light;
  • transparency and the electromagnetic spectrum

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Transparency, A Rare and Special Quality

  • Color

  • Phosphorescence

  • Lasers

  • More Optical Magic

  • Overview: Vision into the Future