# MERLOT Materials

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#### How Optical Fibers Work

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

#### Human Vision

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

#### HyperPhysics Light and Vision

A hyperlinked exploration of light, color, optics and vision.

#### Interactive Lens Action Tutorials

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

#### Inverse Square Law

A practical demonstration of the Inverse Square law, and its applications in astronomy and optics.

#### Inverse Square Law

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

#### Lasers

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

#### Lens effect due to ripples

These applets show the lensing effect of ripples on the surface of a liquid. Two illustrations are available, one for... see more

#### Lenses

Demonstrates ray refraction for concave and convex lenses.

#### Light & Radiation-PhET Simulations

A group of simulations on the physical and geometric nature of light along with applications of electromagnetic... see more

#### Lorentz Physlet

Displays the electric and magnetic fields of a point charge moving at constant velocity in the x direction.

#### Michelson's Measurement of the Speed... Michelson's Measurement of the Speed of Light

This is an Animation of Michelson's Measurement of the Speed of Light. It includes a sample of how the speed was... see more

#### Mirror Image

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

#### MoirÃ©e (Moiree) "Holograms"

MoirÃ©e analogon of holograms using line grids for a reference wave.

#### Negative Miniscus Lenses

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

#### NMR: Dipolar Powder Patterns

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

#### NMR: Lorentzian Lineshapes

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

#### NMR: Quadrupolar Powder Pattern

This tutorial is very similar to the Dipolar Powder Patterns tutorial, in that is illustrates the observed spectrum of a... see more

#### NMR: Spin Populations

This tutorial details the relative populations of spin up versus spin down states in spin I=1/2 particles. For most spin... see more

#### NMR: The AB (I=S=1/2) Spectrum

This tutorial demonstrates the primary effects of scalar coupling. Strong coupling influences both the transition... see more

#### NMR: The ABX Spectrum

Like the AB (I=S=1/2) Spectrum tutorial, this tutorial also illustrates the effects demonstrated by scalar coupling.... see more

#### Perfect Lens Characteristics

The simplest imaging element in an optical microscope is a perfect lens, which is an ideally corrected glass element that... see more

#### Physics 111 Self-Graded Quiz No. 4

A self-graded quiz on basic electromagnetim and optics from the second semester of an algebra-based introductory physics... see more

#### Planck Law Radiation Distributions

Blackbody Radiation applet allows 10 Planck radiation law curves for arbitrary temperatures in the range 3000-30000K.... see more