# MERLOT Materials

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73-96 of 203 results for discipline "Optics"

#### Plano Concave Lenses (Object Facing... Plano Concave Lenses (Object Facing Curved Surface)

This tutorial is similar to the one above except it explores how an object is imaged when the object faces the flat... see more

#### Plano Convex Lenses (Object Facing... Plano Convex Lenses (Object Facing Curved Surface)

The plano-convex lens is a positive lens that is able to converge parallel light to form an image. This tutorial explores... see more

#### Plano Convex Lenses (Object Facing... Plano Convex Lenses (Object Facing Flat Surface)

he plano-convex lens is a positive lens that is able to converge parallel light to form an image. This tutorial explores... see more

#### Positive Meniscus Lenses

Positive meniscus lenses are designed to minimize spherical aberration and are usually used in small f-number... see more

#### Real Lens Effect

A simulation of different pictures and patterns as viewed through different lenses. The index of refraction and... see more

#### Refraction of Light

A ray of light is incidenting from the top left to the boundary surface of two media. (It is possible to choose the... see more

#### Refraction Through a Prism

Refraction through a prism. Applet has one of the more interesting interfaces. Index of refraction and angle of incidence... see more

#### Retard Physlet

Show the time development of electric fields from an accelerating charge.

#### Ronchi Patterns

Draws Ronchi patterns produced by a paraboloidal mirror.

#### Science, Optics, and You

Some interactive tutorials on light and optics.

#### Sound & Waves-PhET Simulations

A set of simulations exploring the basic properties and creation of both sound and electromagnetic waves.

This Physlet shows the time development of electric fields from an accelerating charge. Four different motion modes are... see more

#### Thick Lens (Physics)

Illustrates light through a lens. Can change the refractive index of the glass.

#### Thick Lens Java Applet

Applet demonstrates the refraction of light passing through a thick lens.

#### Thin Lens (Physics)

Illustrates light reacting to converging and diverging lenses and mirrors. Parameters are changeable.

#### Thin Lens Combinations

This java applets let you understand the entire range of behavior of a single convex lens or image formed by two lens.

#### Total Internal Reflection (Physics)

Illustrates light reflection from a pond

#### Wave3D

Scriptable tools for visualizing the properties of electromagnetic waves.

#### WebTOP

WebTOP is a 3D interactive computer graphics system that simulates and visualizes optical phenomena. Instructors can use... see more

#### Zona Land Education

Educational and entertaining items pertaining to physics, to the mathematical sciences, and to mathematics in general.... see more

Interative representation of radioactive decay series: Th232, Pu241, U238, U235.

#### The Science of Spectroscopy

The site gives a general overview of both basic theory of spectroscopy, using real-world examples, especially relating to... see more

#### Converging Lens Images (physics)

Illustrates image formation by a converging lens. Allows interactive adjustment of variables

#### Diverging Lens Images (physics)

Illustrates image formation by a diverging lens.