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Other

Description:

This item is an interactive Java simulation for students of introductory physics or optics relating to anisotropy. It features a virtual wood block being hit by pinballs, which serves as a model for the behavior of light passing through anisotropic crystals. Users may toggle between sinusoidal and wavefront representations. This item is part of a larger collection of materials on introductory optics.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,birefringent materials,NSDL,birefringence,Optics,anisotropy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115814576T,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Polarization,Engineering,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Simulations,Education,optics,Physics

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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