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written by Pascal Renault
Available Languages: English, French
This simulation illustrates the behavior of thin films for reflected light. The user can change the angle of the incident beam, the thickness of the thin film and the type of thin film used. Two types of thin film are allowed.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Interference
= Thin Films
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
= Interference and Diffraction
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Simulation
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- Educators
- application/shockwave
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© 2000 Pascal Renault
MgF2, Silicate flint, constructive, destructive, difference, glass, interference, path, phase, reflection, refraction, thickness, thin film
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Metadata instance created January 22, 2009 by Taha Mzoughi
Record Updated:
August 8, 2016 by Bruce Mason
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when Cataloged:
February 5, 2006
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P. Renault, Thin films, (2000), <>.
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Renault, P. (2006, February 5). Thin films. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from
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Renault, Pascal. Thin films. February 5, 2006. (accessed 12 August 2020).
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Renault, Pascal. Thin films. 2000. 5 Feb. 2006. 12 Aug. 2020 <>.
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@misc{ Author = "Pascal Renault", Title = {Thin films}, Volume = {2020}, Number = {12 August 2020}, Month = {February 5, 2006}, Year = {2000} }
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