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Positive Meniscus Lenses


Positive Meniscus Lenses

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Positive meniscus lenses are designed to minimize spherical aberration and are usually used in small f-number applications. This tutorial explores lens action in a positive meniscus lens when the object is facing the positively curved surface of the lens.
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
CAUTION: Java Applets may not run on all browsers
Date Added to MERLOT: May 21, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 06, 2016
Submitter: John Walkup


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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