Understanding the Quantum World. Episode 19, A Quantum Explanation of Color.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 7161719 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2019Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
  • two-dimensional moving image
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  • computer
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  • online resource
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Online resources: Erica W. CarlsonSummary: Turn to the sources of color in the world around us, from the yellow glow of sodium street lights to the brilliant red of a ruby pendant. Grasp the secret of the aurora, the difference between fluorescence and phosphorescence, and the reason neon dyes look brighter than their surroundings. It turns out that our entire experience of color is governed by the quantum world.
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Erica W. Carlson

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2019.

Turn to the sources of color in the world around us, from the yellow glow of sodium street lights to the brilliant red of a ruby pendant. Grasp the secret of the aurora, the difference between fluorescence and phosphorescence, and the reason neon dyes look brighter than their surroundings. It turns out that our entire experience of color is governed by the quantum world.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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