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Max Planck: The World of Atoms

Synopsis
A biographical account, set in a framework of period and historic film clips, of Planck’s main scientific work; the temperature dependence of wavelength distribution in radiation, the discovery of the quantum and atomic theory. Discusses the continuing quantum theory research at the Max Planck and Fritz Haber institutes, eg. electron microscopy, electrochemical photosynthesis, semiconductors and laser atomic spectroscopy.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 26 min.
Year of production
1983
Availability
out of distribution
Uses
Undergraduates*. CHEMSOC
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
atomic physics; biographies; Planck, Max; quantum mechanics

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German Film & Video Library

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Notes
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