Ultraviolet Light and Its Uses is a short introduction and guide to ultraviolet light (UV) and its many and varied practical uses. It covers the elemental basics of ultraviolet and other forms of electromagnetic radiation, shows a plethora of practical and interesting uses of ultraviolet light that the reader can do, and gives a survey of its uses in more advanced areas including medicine, science and industry. The book includes links to further online readings, image galleries and videos, along with quizzes and short assignments that can be done as part of self-study or a class.
About the author
David Cycleback is Director of Center for Artifact Studies, and is an internationally known authentication expert with professional certification in museum sciences from Northwestern University. One of his areas of research is the scientific methods, including spectroscopy, used in identifying and dating artifacts and materials. In their second printing by China’s National Photographic Art Publishing House, his guides ‘Judging the Authenticity of Prints by the Masters’ and ‘Judging the Authenticity of Photographs’ were the first comprehensive books on the subjects published in China, and ‘Art Perception’ is one of four books students are recommended to study in preparation for India’s Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) for postgraduate studies in technical design. He has advised and examined artifacts for major institutions, was a writer for the standard academic reference Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Photography and is a memorabilia authenticity writer and researcher for Arizona State University’s Society for American Baseball Research.