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Other

Description:

This item is an interactive Java simulation for students of physics or optics on the topic of light polarization. It explores the effect of rotating two polarizers on an incident beam of white light. This item is part of a larger collection of materials for students of introductory optics and microscopy. See Related Items for a link to the full tutorial on light polarization.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Polarization,Physics,optical instruments,polarization,polarized light microscope,Life Science,crossed polarization,Informal Education,Higher Education,birefringence,tutorials,Optics,microscopy,Brewster's Angle,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Simulations,light polarization,Education,optics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115808318T

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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