Menu

Javascript is not activated in your browser. This website needs javascript activated to work properly.
You are here

Generation and control of light

Author:
  • Lars Olof Björn
Editor:
  • Lars Olof Björn
Publishing year: 2015
Language: English
Pages: 27-35
Document type: Book chapter
Publisher: Springer

Abstract english

This chapter describes various kinds of artificial light sources of interest to the photobiologist (natural light is described in separate chapters), starting with incandescent lamps and their properties, and continuing with gas discharge lamps, flashlamps, light-emitting diodes, and lasers. After a section on light filters, the chapter concludes with a treatment of monochromators, in which the mode of action of a grating is explained based on Young’s double slit experiment

Keywords

  • Biological Sciences
  • LED
  • lamp
  • laser
  • filter
  • monochromator

Other

Published
  • Photobiology
  • Photobiology-lup-obsolete
  • ISBN: 978-1-4939-1467-8 (Print)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4939-1468-5 (eBook)
Lars Olof Björn
E-mail: lars_olof [dot] bjorn [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Professor emeritus

Molecular Cell Biology

+46 46 222 72 53

B-A340

4