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Friday, 27 June 2014 10:21

M8-02: OPTICAL ACTIVITY - GLASS IN KARO SYRUP TANK

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  • ID Code: M8-02
  • Purpose: Exotic demonstration of optical activity.
  • Description:

    A trapezoidal tank, lit from behind by polarized light from a rotating polarizer, contains various examples of optically active materials, including stressed glass. As the rear polaroid rotates a fixed polaroid on the front of the tank makes the patterns visible. Click your mouse on the photograph above to see a short mpeg video clip of the setup in motion.

    This is a wonderful hallway demonstration.

  • Availability: Available
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