Geometrical Optics

L2-27: Infinity Mirror - Portable

Category: L2 Plane Mirrors
Purpose: Illusion with half-silvered mirror.

L7-42: VIRTUAL IMAGE - MIRROR AND LENS

Purpose: Calculate the position of a virtual image and the verify this by using parallax.

L7-41: REAL IMAGE - MIRROR AND LENS

Purpose: Determine the location of a real image in a complex lens-mirror system.

L7-34: SLIDE PROJECTOR - DISSECTED

Purpose: Show how a slide projector works and to view its parts.

L7-33: OVERHEAD PROJECTOR - DISSECTED

Purpose: Show how an overhead projector works and to view its components.

L7-32: FIELD LENS

Purpose: Show what a field lens does.

L7-31: PRINCIPAL PLANES

Purpose: Illustrate principal planes of a compound lens system.

L7-25: GALILEAN TELESCOPE - TV

Purpose: Illustratre how a Galilean telescope works.

L7-24: TERRESTRIAL TELESCOPE - TV

Purpose: Illustrate how a terrestrial telescope works.

L7-23: ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE - TV

Purpose: Illustratre how an astronomical telescope works.

L7-22: MICROSCOPE - TV

Purpose: Illustrate how a microscope works.

L7-21: MAGNIFYING GLASS - TV

Purpose: Illustratre how a magnifying glass works.

L7-15: MICROSCOPE

Purpose: Demonstrate how the optics of a microscope produces a magnified image.

L7-14: OPTICAL BOARD - REFLECTING TELESCOPE

Purpose: Illustrate rays in one type of reflecting telescope.

L7-13: OPTICAL BOARD - GALILEAN TELESCOPE

Purpose: Model the optics of a Galilean telescope.

L7-12: OPTICAL BOARD - TELEPHOTO LENS

Purpose: Ilustrate the location of the principal planes in a telephoto lens.

L7-11: OPTICAL BOARD - ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE

Purpose: Model the optics of an astronomical telescope.

L7-05: VIDEO CAMERA WITH VARIOUS LENSES

Purpose: Demonstrate various lenses for a video camera.

L7-04: DEPTH OF FIELD AND FIELD OF VIEW

Purpose: Demonstrate depth of field as a function of aperture setting, and to demonstrate field of view as a function of zoom setting on a TV lens.

L7-03: SHUTTER SPEED OF A CAMERA

Purpose: Measure the shutter speed of a camera.
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• L1-01: ARC LAMP - PROJECTION OF ARC

Direct projection of side view of the arc of a carbon arc lamp Read More
• L1-02: TUNGSTEN-HALOGEN LAMP - PROJECTION OF LAMP

View an operating tungsten-halogen lamp Read More
• L1-03: LIGHT BULB WITHOUT VACUUM

Show what happens to a lighted filament in the presence of air Read More
• L1-04: POINT SOURCE - FLASHLIGHT BULB

Demonstrate optical characteristics of a "point source" Read More
• L1-05: PERSISTENCE OF A FILAMENT

Demonstrate that high-frequency AC looks like DC Read More
• L1-11: INVERSE SQUARE LAW - LIGHT BULB AND RADIOMETER

Demonstrate that light obeys the inverse square law Read More
• L1-12: INVERSE SQUARE LAW - OVERHEAD PROJECTOR AND TWO-METER STICK

Show that light obeys the inverse square law Read More
• L1-21: PINHOLE IMAGE - GROUND GLASS SCREEN

View individually a pinhole "image" Read More
• L1-22: OPTICAL BOARD - PINHOLE CAMERA

Demonstrate how a pinhole "image" is formed Read More
• L1-23: PINHOLE VIDEO CAMERA

Produce video images with a pinhole camera Read More
• L1-31: LASER LIGHT CAVITY

Demonstrate how a laser cavity works Read More
• L1-32: VISIBLE LASER

Show what the inside of a laser looks like, and to show that the laser removes lots of spectral components Read More
• L1-33: LASER BEAM EXPANDERS

Expand a laser beam to uniform 10mm or 40mm diameter Read More
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