Facts about Gabriel Lippmann

Summary

Gabriel Lippmann was a famous Scientist, who lived between August 16, 1845 and July 13, 1921.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 11 quotes who is written / told by Gabriel.

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Famous quotes by Gabriel Lippmann (11)


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"Life is short and progress is slow"
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"I got quite good results from protein plates"
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"In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them - that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima"
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"Most of these pictures, taken while travelling, were developed on the mantelpiece of a hotel room, which proves that the method is easy enough to carry out"
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"During exposure, interference takes place between the incident rays and those reflected by the mirror, with the formation of interference fringes half a wavelength distant from each other"
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"When the shot is afterwards subjected to white light, colour appears because of selective reflection"
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"The problem of direct colour photography has been facing us since the turn of the last century"
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"This result is due to a phenomenon of interference which occurs within the sensitive layer"
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"The series of photographic operations, developing, washing, final drying, takes about quarter of an hour"
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"The plate at each point only sends back to the eye the simple colour imprinted. The other colours are destroyed by interference. The eye thus perceives at each point the constituent colour of the image"
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"The length of exposure (one minute in sunlight) is still too long for the portrait. It was fifteen minutes when I first began my work. Progress may continue"


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