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written by John Foley, Taha Mzoughi, and David Banks
The Web Optics Project provides an extensive set of 3D simulations of optics experiments.  A wide range of systems can be modeled, including interference and diffraction, lenses, reflection and refraction, the eye, and lasers.  Parameters can be adjusted over a wide range of values.  The actions of a user can be recorded in scrips for later playback. In addition of the simulation, and extensive menu of tutorials, exercises, pictures, and videos are provided.
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Oscillations & Waves
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© 2001 Mississippi State University
Keywords:
optics, ripple tank, waves
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Metadata instance created July 10, 2004 by Bruce Mason
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July 9, 2013 by Bruce Mason
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J. Foley, T. Mzoughi, and D. Banks, (2001), WWW Document, (http://webtop.msstate.edu/).
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J. Foley, T. Mzoughi, and D. Banks, WebTOP - The Optics Project, (2001), <http://webtop.msstate.edu/>.
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Foley, J., Mzoughi, T., & Banks, D. (2008, July 18). WebTOP - The Optics Project. Retrieved December 16, 2017, from http://webtop.msstate.edu/
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Foley, J, T. Mzoughi, and D. Banks. WebTOP - The Optics Project. July 18, 2008. http://webtop.msstate.edu/ (accessed 16 December 2017).
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Foley, John, Taha Mzoughi, and David Banks. WebTOP - The Optics Project. 2001. 18 July 2008. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://webtop.msstate.edu/>.
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