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Augustin-Jean Fresnel

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Engineer and Physicist - Augustin-Jean Fresnel

 

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Augustin-Jean Fresnel was a French civil engineer and physicist whose research in optics led to the almost unanimous acceptance of the wave theory of light, excluding any remnant of Newton's corpuscular theory, from the late 1830s  until the end of the 19th century.
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