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written by Kevork Spartalian
This item is a Physlet based interactive simulation allowing users to slide an object along an optical axis to the left of a diverging lens.  The task is to determine the focal length of the lens.

This simulation is part of a larger collection of Physlet-based illustrations and tutorials developed for introductory physics.

Please note that this resource requires Java Applet Plug-in.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Optics
- Geometrical Optics
= Thin Lens
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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© 2002 Kevork Spartalian
Keywords:
concave, concave lens, divergent, focal point, geometric optics, image, lens, optics, optics simulation, ray diagram
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created June 30, 2009 by Elijah Lee
Record Updated:
November 30, 2009 by Caroline Hall
Last Update
when Cataloged:
November 5, 2002
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Record Link
AIP Format
K. Spartalian, (2002), WWW Document, (http://www.uvm.edu/~kspartal/Physlets/Optics/DivergingLens.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
K. Spartalian, University of Vermont Physlets: A Diverging Lens, (2002), <http://www.uvm.edu/~kspartal/Physlets/Optics/DivergingLens.html>.
APA Format
Spartalian, K. (2002, November 5). University of Vermont Physlets: A Diverging Lens. Retrieved December 16, 2017, from http://www.uvm.edu/~kspartal/Physlets/Optics/DivergingLens.html
Chicago Format
Spartalian, Kevork. University of Vermont Physlets: A Diverging Lens. November 5, 2002. http://www.uvm.edu/~kspartal/Physlets/Optics/DivergingLens.html (accessed 16 December 2017).
MLA Format
Spartalian, Kevork. University of Vermont Physlets: A Diverging Lens. 2002. 5 Nov. 2002. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.uvm.edu/~kspartal/Physlets/Optics/DivergingLens.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Kevork Spartalian", Title = {University of Vermont Physlets: A Diverging Lens}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {16 December 2017}, Month = {November 5, 2002}, Year = {2002} }
Refer Export Format

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%D November 5, 2002
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%O application/java

EndNote Export Format

%0 Electronic Source
%A Spartalian, Kevork
%D November 5, 2002
%T University of Vermont Physlets: A Diverging Lens
%V 2017
%N 16 December 2017
%8 November 5, 2002
%9 application/java
%U http://www.uvm.edu/~kspartal/Physlets/Optics/DivergingLens.html


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