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Other

Description:

This item is a tutorial for students of introductory physics or optics on the polarized light microscope, including its history and applications of its use. It also includes links to a variety of interactive Java simulations on topics including Brewster's Angle, double refraction, polarized wave lightforms, and nicol prisms. This item is part of a larger collection of materials for students of introductory optics and microscopy. (See Related Item below to link to a full index of materials on this topic by the same authors.)

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

NSDL,Interference,Optical Instruments,Polarization,Mathematics,Physics,optical instruments,polarization,Interference of Polarized Light,polarized light microscope,tutorials,crossed polarization,Informal Education,Higher Education,Geometrical Optics,birefringence,Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115804105T,Life Science,Optics,microscopy,Brewster's Angle,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Simulations,light polarization,Education,optics

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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