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written by Wolfgang Bauer
This applet demonstrates lens combination. It has both concave and convex lenses. The user can move the lenses around on the optical bench and when they switch on the light, they can see how the rays trace through the lenses. By dragging the lenses, users can also observe how the location of the intersection point and with it the focal length changes.
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Optics
- Geometrical Optics
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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© 1999 W. Bauer
Keywords:
concave, convex, focal length, lens, light ray
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W. Bauer, (1999), WWW Document, (http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/optics/o.htm).
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W. Bauer, Applet: Lens Combination (1999), <http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/optics/o.htm>.
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Bauer, W. (2004, March 10). Applet: Lens Combination. Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/optics/o.htm
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Bauer, Wolfgang. Applet: Lens Combination. March 10, 2004. http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/optics/o.htm (accessed 2 September 2014).
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Bauer, Wolfgang. Applet: Lens Combination. 1999. 10 Mar. 2004. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/optics/o.htm>.
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