Augustin Jean Fresnel

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Noun1.Augustin Jean Fresnel - French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827)
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The film gets its name from the original Fresnel Lens, first invented in 1822 by French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel who studied light transmission.
The number of Fresnel zones is a postulated by the French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel.
By the first part of the nineteenth century a point had been reached where a physicist and engineer such as Augustin-Jean Fresnel, who died in 1827, found recourse to complex numbers indispensable, in fact, for his work in wave optics.