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written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
Available Languages: English, Chinese
This applet demonstrates light through a thick lens and a mirror. The user can change the width, the left curvature and the right curvature of the lens. The index of refraction for the lens and the surrounding environment can also be adjusted. There user can choose between different shaped objects such as a circular glass, parallel light through a water drop and several different shaped glass lenses.

Please note that this resource requires Java Applet Plug-in.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Optics
- General
- Geometrical Optics
= Reflection - Curved Surfaces
= Refractive Index
= Thick Lens
= Thin Lens
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Simulation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
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© 2001 Fu-Kwun Hwang
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Keywords:
aberration, concave, converging, convex, diverging, geometrical optics, glass, lens, light, light rays, mirror, ray diagram, refractive index, thick lens, thin lens, water
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Metadata instance created November 22, 2007 by Alea Smith
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July 20, 2009 by Cathy Ezrailson
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January 22, 2007
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F. Hwang, (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=121.0).
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F. Hwang, Lens (thick lens) and mirror, (2001), <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=121.0>.
APA Format
Hwang, F. (2007, January 22). Lens (thick lens) and mirror. Retrieved November 24, 2014, from http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=121.0
Chicago Format
Hwang, Fu-Kwun. Lens (thick lens) and mirror. January 22, 2007. http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=121.0 (accessed 24 November 2014).
MLA Format
Hwang, Fu-Kwun. Lens (thick lens) and mirror. 2001. 22 Jan. 2007. 24 Nov. 2014 <http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=121.0>.
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@misc{ Author = "Fu-Kwun Hwang", Title = {Lens (thick lens) and mirror}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {24 November 2014}, Month = {January 22, 2007}, Year = {2001} }
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