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ERIC Number: EJ116491
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Publication Date: 1975
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The Life and Work of Joseph Fraunhofer (1787-1826)
Leitner, Alfred
American Journal of Physics, 43, 1, 59-68, Jan 75
Describes Fraunhofer's scientific career as a glass and lens maker, a discoverer of dark lines in the solar spectrum, a corrector of lens aberration, and investigator of diffraction. Gives biographical data and anecdotes. Includes a bibliography, mainly of German sources. (GH)
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