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written by Michael Davidson, Kenneth R. Spring, Matthew J. Parry-Hill, and Robert Sutter
published by the Olympus America, Inc. and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
This item is a tutorial for introductory physics students on the topic of color.  It contains an introduction to the primary and complementary colors of light and a section on basic physiology of human color perception.  Also included are interactive Java tutorials pertaining to primary additives and subtractives, color separation, and color filters.  

This item is part of a larger collection of materials on optics and microscopy developed by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Florida State University.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Optics
- Color
= Synthesis and Analysis of Color
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Graduate/Professional
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
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- text/html
- application/java
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© 2002 National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Keywords:
RGB colors, Simulations, additive colors, color, color perception, color separation, light, optics, subtractive colors, tutorial
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M. Davidson, K. Spring, M. Parry-Hill, and R. Sutter, (Olympus America, Inc., Center Valley, 2002), WWW Document, (http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/lightandcolor/primaryhome.html).
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M. Davidson, K. Spring, M. Parry-Hill, and R. Sutter, Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Primary Colors, (Olympus America, Inc., Center Valley, 2002), <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/lightandcolor/primaryhome.html>.
APA Format
Davidson, M., Spring, K., Parry-Hill, M., & Sutter, R. (2008, February 9). Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Primary Colors. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from Olympus America, Inc.: http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/lightandcolor/primaryhome.html
Chicago Format
Davidson, M, K. Spring, M. Parry-Hill, and R. Sutter. Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Primary Colors. Center Valley: Olympus America, Inc., February 9, 2008. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/lightandcolor/primaryhome.html (accessed 24 October 2014).
MLA Format
Davidson, Michael, Kenneth R. Spring, Matthew J. Parry-Hill, and Robert Sutter. Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Primary Colors. Center Valley: Olympus America, Inc., 2002. 9 Feb. 2008. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/lightandcolor/primaryhome.html>.
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Contains Molecular Expressions: Color Separation

This is an interactive Java simulation in which the mouse cursor is used to superimpose color separations over one another.

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