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Description:

This item is an interactive Java simulation for students of introductory physics or optics relating to birefringence. It features a virtual crystal whose optical axis and refractive index may be adjusted to alter the divergence angle of an incident light beam. This item is part of a larger collection of materials on introductory optics developed by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Informal Education,Polarization,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Physics,Geometrical Optics,NSDL,birefringence,refractive index,Optics,polarization,Engineering,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,polarized light,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Simulations,Mathematics,Education,optics,birefringent crystals,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115812237T

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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