The fathers of spectroscopy, a series: James Clerk Maxwell

The fathers of spectroscopy, a series, James Clerk Maxwell

Last post we covered the foundation for which spectroscopy was built, the work of Sir William Herschel, who discovered the infrared through his experiments. Continuing our journey, James Clerk Maxwell was a Scottish mathematician and scientist responsible for the classical theory of electromagnetic (EM) radiation, which was the first theory to describe electricity, magnetism, and…

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