The Spherical Mirror Model demonstrates the focusing of light using a spherical mirror. The user can change the size and position of the object, the focal length of the mirror and the rays shown in the diagram.
The Spherical Mirror Model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the ejs_bu_Spherical_Mirror.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.
Please note that this resource requires
at least version 1.5 of
Spherical Mirror Model Source Code
The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Spherical Mirror model. Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS. download 5kb .zip
Published: April 21, 2010
Rights: This material is released under the GNU General Public License Version 3.
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