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French civil engineer and physicist, whose research in optics led to the almost universal acceptance of the wave theory of light in the 19th century.
- Born: 10 May 1788 in Broglie, France
- Died: 14 July 1827 in Ville-d'Avray, France
Theorems and Definitions
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