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2.2.1. Photography: juggling variables
2.2.2. Astronomy: isolated forays
2.3. TECHNIQUES OFVISUAL PHOTOMETRY
2.3.1. Qualitative methods
2.3.2. Comparative methods
2.3.3. Physical methods
2.4. STUDIES OFRADIANT HEAT
2.5. DESCRIBING COLOUR
SEEING THINGS
3.1. RECURRING THEMES
3.2. ALTERED PERCEPTIONS
3.2.1. Astrophysics and the scientific measurement of light
3.2.2. Spectroscopy
3.2.3. Shifting standards: gas and electrotechnical photometry
3.2.4. Utilitarian connections
3.3. THE 19TH-CENTURY PHOTOMETER
3.4. PREJUDICE AND TEMPTATION: THE PROBLEMS IN JUDGING INTENSITY
4.1. AMATEURS AND INDEPENDENT RESEARCH
4.2. THE ILLUMINATING ENGINEERS
4.3. OPTICAL SOCIETIES
LABORATORIES AND LEGISLATION
5.1. UTILITARIAN PRESSURES
5.3. THE NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY
5.4. THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS
5.5. COLOUR AT THE NATIONAL LABORATORIES
5.6. TRACING CAREERS
5.8. INDUSTRIAL LABORATORIES
5.9. WARTIME PHOTOMETRY
5.10. CONSOLIDATION OF PRACTITIONERS
TECHNOLOGY IN TRANSITION
6.1. A FASHION FOR PHYSICAL PHOTOMETRY
6.1.1. Objectivity
6.1.4. Automation
6.4. PHYSICAL PHOTOMETRY FOR ASTRONOMERS
6.5. THE RISE OF PHOTOELECTRIC PHOTOMETRY
6.6. RECALCITRANT PROBLEMS
6.6.1. Talbot’s law
6.6.2. Linearity
DISPUTING LIGHT AND COLOUR
7.1. THE COMMISSION INTERNATIONALE DE PHOTOM´
7.2. THE COMMISSION INTERNATIONALE DE L’´
7.4.1. Colour at the CIE
7.4.2. Disciplinary divisions
7.4.3. Differentiating the issues
7.5. VOTING ON COLOUR
7.5.1. Configuring compromise
7.5.2. An uncertain closure
MARKETINGPHOTOMETRY
8.3. LINKING COMMUNITIES
8.3.1. Extension of commercial expertise
8.3.2. New practitioners
8.4. MAKING MODERNITY
8.5. BACKLASH TO COMMERCIALIZATION
8.6. NEW INSTRUMENTS ANDNEW MEASUREMENTS
8.8. ABETTER IMAGE THROUGHADVERTISING
MILITARIZING RADIOMETRY
9.1. THE MYSTIQUE OF THE INVISIBLE
9.2. MILITARY CONNECTIONS
9.2.1. British research
9.2.2. American developments during the Second World War
9.2.3. German experiences
9.2.4. Post-war perspectives
9.2.5. New research: beyond the n-ray
9.2.6. New technology
9.4. NEW COMMUNITIES
9.5. NEW UNITS, NEW STANDARDS
9.6. COMMERCIALIZATION OF CONFIDENTIAL EXPERTISE
9.6.1. New public knowledge
9.7. A NEW BALANCE: RADIOMETRY AS THE ‘SENIOR’ SPECIALISM
AN ‘UNDISCIPLINEDSCIENCE’
10.1. EVOLUTION OF PRACTICE AND TECHNIQUE
10.2. THE SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS OF LIGHT
10.3. A PERIPHERAL SCIENCE?
10.3.1. On being at the edge
10.3.2. Technique, technology or applied science?
10.3.3. Attributes of peripheral science
10.4. EPILOGUE: DECLINING FORTUNES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
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Johnston S.F. - History of Light and Color (2001)(en)

Johnston S.F. - History of Light and Color (2001)(en)

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