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Applet simulates an optical bench, including lenses, mirrors, and aperatures.

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

This tutorial explores the effect of raising the temperature of a blackbody radiator. The example is a black pot that can... see more

A tutorial that demonstrates simple image reflection of an object with a convex mirror. The visitor can adjust the... see more

Rays of lights are reflected from the mirror, each ray satisfying the law of reflection.

This tutorial allows visitors to interactively block or pass light waves by controlling the alignment of polarizers with... see more

This tutorial explores how changes in the refractive index of a lens material affects the focal point of the lens. It... see more

This applet demonstrates how a spectrum is related to the perceived color.

The three-dimensional diffraction pattern formed by a circular aperture near the focal point in a well-corrected... see more

Basic tutorial on how CAT scans work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

Online tutorial/lab is based on a module developed by Steven Janke and published in Modules in Undergraduate Mathematics... see more

Demonstrates the results of mixing red, blue, and green light and paint pigments.

This animation shows an electromagnetic wave, namely a plane polarized wave, which propagates in positive x direction.... see more

Fiber optics is being touted in many different ways these days. Telephone systems are moving from copper wires to optical... see more

Exploring how images are created on the retina of a human eye, this tutorial allows the student to adjust the distance of... see more

This set of tutorials examines lens action as a function of lens shape. Examine the difference between negative and... see more

Animation (.mpg) and audio (.au) of a demonstration of the inverse square law.

This tutorial explores how a ruby laser crystal works when excited by a xenon flash tube. As photon energy is "pumped"... see more

Demonstrates ray refraction for concave and convex lenses.

This java applet shows how an image is formed due to light reflection.

Moirée analogon of holograms using line grids for a reference wave.

Negative meniscus lenses are offered as an alternative to other negative lenses and are particularly appropriate for the... see more

The observed NMR spectrum of a solid powder is the summed signal from crystallites over all possible orientations... see more

This tutorial shows the Fourier relationship between a damped oscillating exponential (a detected FT-NMR transition) and... see more