Lorentz–Lorenz Equation Coincidence

Lorentz–Lorenz Equation Coincidence

In 1869, physicist Ludvig Lorenz developed an equation for the relationship between the refractive index of a medium and its density. In 1878, unrelated physicist Hendrick Lorentz independently discovered the same equation. The result is called the Lorentz–Lorenz equation.

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