This applet allows the user to play with a prism and light beams. The user can change the shape of the prism or direction of the light source by dragging it with the mouse. The user can also change the angle and refraction index. The simulation shows the intensity of each refracted light path.
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Keywords:NSDL,mirrors,Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115259024T,intensity,Mathematics,Optics,prism,Informal Education,Higher Education,geometrical optics,Refractive Index,Physics,Geometrical Optics,reflection,light,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,refraction,optics,lenses
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