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Illustrates image formation by a diverging mirror.

Graphical illustration of a double slit experiment. Allows user to change wavelength and slit separation. Includes tools... see more

This film examines levels of illumination outdoors and in various workplaces. Educational concepts include light meter,... see more

This applet demonstrates the formation of real and virtual images of both Concave and Convex Mirrors and Lenses. The user... see more

Treatise on Microscopy divided into several sections, available through links. Interactive Java and Flash tutorials help... see more

Filtration of light affects how we perceive color. This tutorial explores how filters can interact with each other to... see more

The printing industry relies on a four-color separation process using cyan, magenta, yellow, and black dyes to faithfully... see more

A tutorial that shows reflection of an object from a concave mirror. The student is able to move the object back and... see more

A noninteractice simulation of reflection, refraction, and diffraction.

This site investigates particle-light interactions and the assortment of optical effects they produce. Includes... see more

Basic tutorial on how microwave ovens work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

This is a web version of a public talk I gave about end stages of stellar evolution. It takes the user through the basic... see more

This is a simulation of an ideal virtual lens. Users can change the focal length, object size, and measure distances.... see more

Real View Imaging Systems has introduced Live 3D Holographic Interactive "Image Intimacy (TM)" enabling real-time direct... see more

Demonstrates the reflection and refraction of light infringing on a curved surface.

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

The Online Remote Sensing Guide consists of two web-based instructional modules that use multimedia technology and the... see more

The Science of Information Technology (ScIT) is a course taught at Rensselaer since 1999 which adresses the scientific... see more

Applet demonstrates what you see if three overlapping beams of colored light shine on a screen in a dark room.

What is it that lets us see objects? If an object does not put out its own light, then it must reflect light in order to... see more

This simulation shows the basic principles behind a prism, and demonstrates Snell's Law. Users can see how a prism... see more

This tutorial allows visitors to move an object back and forth in from of a bi-concave lens and view what happens both... see more

Another lens tutorial that lets students move an object back and forth in from of a bi-convex lens and view what happens... see more

Appet and tutorial on basic statistical mechanics covering the electromagnetic spectrum of black body radiation.