Johnston, S.F. (1998) Colorimeter. In: Bud, R. and Warner, D.J. (eds.) Instruments of Science: A Historical Encyclopedia. Series: Garland reference library of social science (936). Garland: New York, USA, pp. 123-125. ISBN 9780815315612

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The social, economic and intellectual history of the colorimeter, a device used to match colours, is discussed.

Item Type:Book Sections (Encyclopaedia entry)
Keywords:Light, colour, colorimetry, measurement, history of science, history of technology, optics
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnston, Professor Sean
Authors: Johnston, S.F.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D204 Modern History
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies

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