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di Roberto Renzetti

Roberto Renzetti  ABSTRACT The idea that light produces pressure evolved through a series of adoptions and rejections, from the hypothesis of Newton to the experiment of Lebedev, depending on the theory used to describe the nature of light. This article reviews the history of this development.   È ormai generalmente noto che due teorie della luce furono sviluppate …

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Roberto Renzetti ABSTRACT         After a concise description of the experimental aspects of the photoelectric effect, this article gives an account of the history of its discovery and of the research that followed, and discusses its contribution to the radical changes in the conceptual framework of physics from the last decade of the past century …

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