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Optical Resolution Model
written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
edited by Robert Mohr
The EJS Optical Resolution model computes the image from two point sources as seen through a circular aperture such as a telescope or a microscope.  The simulation allows the user to vary the distance between the light sources and the diameter of the aperture, as well as the intensity of the light source.

The Optical Resolution 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 jar file will run the program if Java is installed.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
1 source code document is available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Optics
- General
- Interference
= Interference From Two Sources
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Model
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License:
This material is released under a GNU General Public License Version 3 license.
Rights Holder:
Fu-Kwun Hwang
Keyword:
Rayleigh criterion
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created October 17, 2008 by Wolfgang Christian
Record Updated:
June 11, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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when Cataloged:
October 17, 2008
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F. Hwang, Computer Program OPTICAL RESOLUTION MODEL (2008), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8198&DocID=866).
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F. Hwang, Computer Program OPTICAL RESOLUTION MODEL (2008), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8198&DocID=866>.
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Hwang, F. (2008). Optical Resolution Model [Computer software]. Retrieved June 17, 2021, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8198&DocID=866
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. "Optical Resolution Model." https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8198&DocID=866 (accessed 17 June 2021).
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Hwang, Fu-Kwun. Optical Resolution Model. Computer software. 2008. Java (JRE) 1.5. 17 June 2021 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8198&DocID=866>.
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