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  1. H. Crew, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 3 (1930).
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  2. T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 83, 169 (1793).
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  3. T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 91, 23 (1801).
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  4. T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, 92, 12 (1802).
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  5. T. Smith, Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) B62, 619 (1949).
  6. T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 90, 106 (1800).
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  7. T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 92, 387 (1802).
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  8. T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 94, 1 (1804).
  9. T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts (Printed for J. Johnson, London, 1807), 2 vols.; New edition, ed. by P. Kelland (Printed for Taylor and Walton, London, 1845), 2 vols.
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  10. W. F. Magic, A Source Book in Physics (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1935), pp. 308–315; M. H. Shamos, Great Experiments in Physics (Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1959), pp. 96–107.
  11. A. E. E. McKenzie, The Major Achievements of Science (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1960), Vol. II, pp. 89–91.
  12. J. Herschel, Encyclopaedia Metropelitana (B. Fellowes, London, 1817–45), Vol. II, p. 456.
  13. A. M. Mayer, Am. J. Sci. (3) 9, 251 (1875).
  14. J. Parsons, Trans. Opt. Soc. 32, 162 (1930–31).
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  15. A. Wood, F. Oldham, Thomas Young, Natural Philosopher, 1773–1829 (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1954), p. 131.
  16. Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 296.
  17. Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 255.
  18. T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts, Vol. I. p. 78.
  19. T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts, Vol. 1, p. 8.
  20. G. Peacock, Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S. (John Murray, London, 1855), p. 118.
  21. Peacock, op. cit., p. 253.
  22. Peacock, op. cit., p. 89.
  23. Peacock, op. cit., p. 397.
  24. Peacock, op. cit., p. 477.
  25. Peacock, op. cit., p. 220.
  26. Peacock, op. cit., p. 239.
  27. Peacock, op. cit., p. 449.
  28. Peacock, op. cit., p. 12.
  29. F. Arago, Notices Biographiques (Paris, 1854), Vol. I, p. 247, or the English translation by Smyth, Powell, Grant (London, 1857), p. 476.
  30. T. J. Pettigrew, Medical Portrait Gallery (Whittaker and Company, London, 1840), Vol. IV, “Thomas Young,” p. 14.
  31. C. H. Lees’ sketch in the Dictionary of National Biography (Smith, Elder and Company, London, 1909), Vol. 21, p. 1313.
  32. G. Peacock, J. Leitch, eds., Miscellaneous Works of the Late Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S. (John Murray, London, 1855), Vol. I, p. 140.
  33. J. Larmor, Nature 133, 276 (1934).
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  34. A specimen of Young’s calligraphy is reproduced in J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 38 (1930).
  35. See especially from the above 15, 20, 29, 30, and 31. Arago’s memorial address is also available in the 1869 Report of the Smithsonian Institution. “Thomas Young, the man and physician,” prepared in connection with the observation of the centennial of Young’s death by the Optical Society of America [J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 35 (1930)] by H. B. Williams also deserves mention.

1949 (1)

T. Smith, Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) B62, 619 (1949).

1934 (1)

J. Larmor, Nature 133, 276 (1934).
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1930 (3)

A specimen of Young’s calligraphy is reproduced in J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 38 (1930).

See especially from the above 15, 20, 29, 30, and 31. Arago’s memorial address is also available in the 1869 Report of the Smithsonian Institution. “Thomas Young, the man and physician,” prepared in connection with the observation of the centennial of Young’s death by the Optical Society of America [J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 35 (1930)] by H. B. Williams also deserves mention.

H. Crew, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 3 (1930).
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1875 (1)

A. M. Mayer, Am. J. Sci. (3) 9, 251 (1875).

1804 (1)

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 94, 1 (1804).

1802 (2)

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 92, 387 (1802).
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T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, 92, 12 (1802).
[CrossRef]

1801 (1)

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 91, 23 (1801).
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1800 (1)

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 90, 106 (1800).
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1793 (1)

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 83, 169 (1793).
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Arago, F.

F. Arago, Notices Biographiques (Paris, 1854), Vol. I, p. 247, or the English translation by Smyth, Powell, Grant (London, 1857), p. 476.

Crew, H.

Herschel, J.

J. Herschel, Encyclopaedia Metropelitana (B. Fellowes, London, 1817–45), Vol. II, p. 456.

Larmor, J.

J. Larmor, Nature 133, 276 (1934).
[CrossRef]

Lees’, C. H.

C. H. Lees’ sketch in the Dictionary of National Biography (Smith, Elder and Company, London, 1909), Vol. 21, p. 1313.

Magic, W. F.

W. F. Magic, A Source Book in Physics (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1935), pp. 308–315; M. H. Shamos, Great Experiments in Physics (Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1959), pp. 96–107.

Mayer, A. M.

A. M. Mayer, Am. J. Sci. (3) 9, 251 (1875).

McKenzie, A. E. E.

A. E. E. McKenzie, The Major Achievements of Science (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1960), Vol. II, pp. 89–91.

Oldham,

Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 296.

Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 255.

Oldham, F.

A. Wood, F. Oldham, Thomas Young, Natural Philosopher, 1773–1829 (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1954), p. 131.

Parsons, J.

J. Parsons, Trans. Opt. Soc. 32, 162 (1930–31).
[CrossRef]

Peacock,

Peacock, op. cit., p. 253.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 89.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 397.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 477.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 220.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 239.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 449.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 12.

Peacock, G.

G. Peacock, Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S. (John Murray, London, 1855), p. 118.

Pettigrew, T. J.

T. J. Pettigrew, Medical Portrait Gallery (Whittaker and Company, London, 1840), Vol. IV, “Thomas Young,” p. 14.

Smith, T.

T. Smith, Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) B62, 619 (1949).

Wood,

Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 296.

Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 255.

Wood, A.

A. Wood, F. Oldham, Thomas Young, Natural Philosopher, 1773–1829 (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1954), p. 131.

Young, T.

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 94, 1 (1804).

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, 92, 12 (1802).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 92, 387 (1802).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 91, 23 (1801).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 90, 106 (1800).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 83, 169 (1793).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts (Printed for J. Johnson, London, 1807), 2 vols.; New edition, ed. by P. Kelland (Printed for Taylor and Walton, London, 1845), 2 vols.
[CrossRef]

T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts, Vol. I. p. 78.

T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts, Vol. 1, p. 8.

Am. J. Sci. (3) (1)

A. M. Mayer, Am. J. Sci. (3) 9, 251 (1875).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

See especially from the above 15, 20, 29, 30, and 31. Arago’s memorial address is also available in the 1869 Report of the Smithsonian Institution. “Thomas Young, the man and physician,” prepared in connection with the observation of the centennial of Young’s death by the Optical Society of America [J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 35 (1930)] by H. B. Williams also deserves mention.

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (2)

A specimen of Young’s calligraphy is reproduced in J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 38 (1930).

H. Crew, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 20, 3 (1930).
[CrossRef]

Nature (1)

J. Larmor, Nature 133, 276 (1934).
[CrossRef]

Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London (6)

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 83, 169 (1793).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 91, 23 (1801).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, 92, 12 (1802).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 90, 106 (1800).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 92, 387 (1802).
[CrossRef]

T. Young, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London 94, 1 (1804).

Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) (1)

T. Smith, Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) B62, 619 (1949).

Trans. Opt. Soc. (1)

J. Parsons, Trans. Opt. Soc. 32, 162 (1930–31).
[CrossRef]

Other (22)

A. Wood, F. Oldham, Thomas Young, Natural Philosopher, 1773–1829 (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1954), p. 131.

Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 296.

Wood, Oldham, op. cit., p. 255.

T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts, Vol. I. p. 78.

T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts, Vol. 1, p. 8.

G. Peacock, Life of Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S. (John Murray, London, 1855), p. 118.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 253.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 89.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 397.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 477.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 220.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 239.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 449.

Peacock, op. cit., p. 12.

F. Arago, Notices Biographiques (Paris, 1854), Vol. I, p. 247, or the English translation by Smyth, Powell, Grant (London, 1857), p. 476.

T. J. Pettigrew, Medical Portrait Gallery (Whittaker and Company, London, 1840), Vol. IV, “Thomas Young,” p. 14.

C. H. Lees’ sketch in the Dictionary of National Biography (Smith, Elder and Company, London, 1909), Vol. 21, p. 1313.

G. Peacock, J. Leitch, eds., Miscellaneous Works of the Late Thomas Young, M.D., F.R.S. (John Murray, London, 1855), Vol. I, p. 140.

T. Young, A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts (Printed for J. Johnson, London, 1807), 2 vols.; New edition, ed. by P. Kelland (Printed for Taylor and Walton, London, 1845), 2 vols.
[CrossRef]

W. F. Magic, A Source Book in Physics (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1935), pp. 308–315; M. H. Shamos, Great Experiments in Physics (Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1959), pp. 96–107.

A. E. E. McKenzie, The Major Achievements of Science (Cambridge University, Cambridge, 1960), Vol. II, pp. 89–91.

J. Herschel, Encyclopaedia Metropelitana (B. Fellowes, London, 1817–45), Vol. II, p. 456.

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Thomas Young, from the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence. This reproduction is from the engraving prepared by Henry Adlard, which serves as the frontispiece of Six Lectures on Light (delivered in America in 1872–3), by John Tyndall, 3rd ed. (D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1898).

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

The interference pattern observed by Young. From ref. 9, 1807 edition, Vol. I, Plate XXX, Fig. 442. (The original drawing is colored, green and black.)

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Young’s drawing to explain interference with two slits. From ref. 9, 1807 edition, Vol. I, Plate XX, Fig. 267.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Young’s drawing of his ripple tank and a pattern obtainable with it. From ref. 9, 1807 edition, Vol. I, Plate XX, Figs. 265 and 266.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Young’s “chronology of optical authors,” from ref. 9, 1807 edition, Vol. I, facing page 482.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Thomas Young, drawn by T. Brigstocke, from a medallion by Sir Francis Chantrey (in Westminster Abbey), and engraved by J. J. Chant, from the frontispiece to Volume I of the Miscellaneous Works. (Chantrey found that he was unable to produce a satisfactory bust of Young and was forced to substitute the medallion.)

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