Atoms and Light

  • Russell K. Hobbie
  • Bradley J. Roth


This chapter describes some of the biologically important properties of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. X rays are discussed in Chapters 15 and 16. A brief discussion of geometrical optics accompanies the description of image formation in the eye and errors of refraction.


Optical Coherence Tomography Skin Cancer Stratum Corneum Radiant Energy Ultraviolet Light 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Russell K. Hobbie
    • 1
  • Bradley J. Roth
    • 2
  1. 1.Professor of Physics, Emeritus University of Minnesota
  2. 2.Associate Professor of Physics Oakland UniversityOakland

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