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The Stokes-Walton Lecture: George Gabriel Stokes - Shedding Light on the Quiet Man from Skreen

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13:00 – 14:00 17 Oct 2011
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A0006, Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo

MacMillan’s research on Stokes discovered the Sligoman’s unknown contributions in lens design for the Dublin Grubb Factory (world leaders in 19th century optics).
Today, Stokes’ work remains relevant, enabling the development in Tallaght of ‘Drop Technology’ instruments. The talk highlights the mathematical basis of these instruments, concluding with a demonstration.

Event type: Event
Co-sponsored by: IOP in Ireland
Organised by: IT Sligo, IOP in Ireland
Contact details: Email: Creedon.leo@itsligo.ie
corcoran.grace@itsligo.ie

http://itsligo.ie/2011/10/07/wide-range-of-free-maths-week-events/


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