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published by Scott Huang
This site describes an investigation of how a drop of water acts as a lens. The curvature of a drop of water is varied, and its focal length is measured.  Diagrams, photographs, and a graph help present the results.
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from July 16, 2007 until August 1, 2007. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007
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Keywords: Microscopy, focal length measurement, microscope, narrow slit, water drop lens
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 9, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Jul 19, 2007 by Ed Lee
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(2007), WWW Document, (http://laser.physics.sunysb.edu/~scott/liquid-lens/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Properties of a Liquid-Drop Variable Lens, (2007), <http://laser.physics.sunysb.edu/~scott/liquid-lens/>.
APA Format
Properties of a Liquid-Drop Variable Lens. (2006, July 1). Retrieved November 26, 2014, from http://laser.physics.sunysb.edu/~scott/liquid-lens/
Chicago Format
. Properties of a Liquid-Drop Variable Lens. July 1, 2006. http://laser.physics.sunysb.edu/~scott/liquid-lens/ (accessed 26 November 2014).
MLA Format
Properties of a Liquid-Drop Variable Lens. 2007. 1 July 2006. 26 Nov. 2014 <http://laser.physics.sunysb.edu/~scott/liquid-lens/>.
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