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Newton's Rings
written by Gregor Steele
The theory of Newton's Rings predicts that radius r squared is proportional to ring number M. In this experiment we test that prediction using the Tracker video analysis tool.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Interference
= Thin Films
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Demonstration
= Laboratory
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© 2015 SSERC
interference, lens, light, reflect, thin film, waves
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Metadata instance created January 20, 2015 by Douglas Brown
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April 27, 2023 by Douglas Brown
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January 19, 2015
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G. Steele, Computer Program NEWTON'S RINGS (2015), WWW Document, (
G. Steele, Computer Program NEWTON'S RINGS (2015), <>.
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Steele, G. (2015). Newton's Rings [Computer software]. Retrieved February 26, 2024, from
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Steele, Gregor. "Newton's Rings." (accessed 26 February 2024).
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Steele, Gregor. Newton's Rings. Computer software. 2015. Java (JRE) 1.6. 26 Feb. 2024 <>.
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