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Ejs Brewster’s Angle Model
written by Juan Aguirregabiria
edited by Wolfgang Christian
The Ejs Brewster's Angle model displays the electric field of an electromagnetic wave incident on a change of index of refraction.  The simulation allows an arbitrarily linearly (in parallel and perpendicular components) polarized wave to encounter the change of index of refraction.  The initial electric field and incidence angle change of index of refraction can all be changed via sliders.  You can modify this simulation if you have Ejs installed by right-clicking within the plot and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.  

Ejs Brewster's Angle 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_ehu_waves_brewster.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  Ejs is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models.  Additional Ejs models for wave optics are available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Ejs.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
1 source code document is available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
Optics
- Polarization
= Polarization by Reflection
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2008 Juan M. Aguirregabiria
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Keywords:
Brewster, Brewster's angle, Easy Java Simulations, Ejs, OSP, Open Source Physics, em wave, radiation, reflection, transmission
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 19, 2008 by Mario Belloni
Record Updated:
June 4, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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August 18, 2008
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J. Aguirregabiria, Computer Program EJS BREWSTER’S ANGLE MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7901&DocID=677).
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J. Aguirregabiria, Computer Program EJS BREWSTER’S ANGLE MODEL, Version 1.0 (2008), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7901&DocID=677>.
APA Format
Aguirregabiria, J. (2008). Ejs Brewster’s Angle Model (Version 1.0) [Computer software]. Retrieved December 17, 2017, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7901&DocID=677
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Aguirregabiria, Juan. "Ejs Brewster’s Angle Model." Version 1.0. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7901&DocID=677 (accessed 17 December 2017).
MLA Format
Aguirregabiria, Juan. Ejs Brewster’s Angle Model. Vers. 1.0. Computer software. 2008. Java (JRE) 1.5. 17 Dec. 2017 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7901&DocID=677>.
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