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The Perception of Quality: Visual Color

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The color stimulus reaching the observer is the result of the source illumination being filtered by the specular and surface reflectance. Both the illumination and reflectance can be represented by ... More


Contrast theory

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Reflection acoustic microscopy of solid surfaces is generally dominated by interference between a specularly reflected wave and reflected waves associated with excitation of Rayleigh waves in the ... More


Properties of the electromagnetic field— propagation and scattering

ANDRÉ AUTHIER

in Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198528920
eISBN:
9780191713125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter gives a theoretical description of the basic properties of electromagnetic radiation. Maxwell's equations are first reviewed; the expressions of electrodynamic potentials in the vacuum ... More


Location of atoms at surfaces and interfaces using X-ray standing waves

ANDRÉ AUTHIER

in Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198528920
eISBN:
9780191713125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter describes the use of dynamical diffraction for the location of atoms and impurities at surfaces and interfaces using the standing waves formed by the superposition of the incident and ... More


Head Cases: Julia Kristeva on Philosophy and Art in Depressed Times

Elaine Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166829
eISBN:
9780231537117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166829.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

While philosophy and psychoanalysis privilege language and conceptual distinctions and mistrust the image, the philosopher and psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva recognizes the power of art and the ... More


Sensory surprises

Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade

in Galileo's Visions: Piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199554355
eISBN:
9780191766978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554355.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Continuing the argument of light reflection from earth and moon, this chapter is mainly devoted to presenting a famous mirror experiment staged by Galileo in the First Day of his masterpiece Dialogue ... More


The Fractal Modeling of Philosophy

in Theory of Identities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168946
eISBN:
9780231541459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168946.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This final chapter summarizes the explorations of the previous ones and brings together all of the concepts created up to here. For this summary, Laruelle sets out oppositions between multiplicity ... More


A Lacanian take on Herrmann/Hitchcock

Royal S. Brown

in Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719095863
eISBN:
9781526121066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095863.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the title of this chapter testifies, it takes a Lacanian approach to Herrmann’s work with Hitchcock. Drawing on Kristeva’s Lacanian pre-Symbolic notion of ‘the specular,’ Brown finds Herrmann’s ... More


Surfaces, interfaces and reflectivity

D. S. Sivia

in Elementary Scattering Theory: For X-ray and Neutron Users

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199228676
eISBN:
9780191775116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228676.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Crystallography

This chapter focuses on the case of specular reflectivity as an example of elastic scattering. This type of experiment is used in the study of layered materials, and is a good starting point because ... More


Double Surveillance in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Monica Chiu

in Scrutinized!: Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838423
eISBN:
9780824869588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838423.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines self-reflexive scrutiny in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a novel about America's post-9/11 surveillance of those who look Arab or Middle Eastern and those who ... More


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