Ray Tracing With Lenses

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Using ray tracing, this demonstrates how a perceived image depends on the various characteristics of a lens. Converging lenses form an image on the opposite side of the lens from the object. A diverging lens creates a virtual image on the same side as the object. Vary the controls to learn how to construct the image.

Contributed by: Brian Van Vertloo (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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