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Refraction in a Biconvex Spherical Lens
Consider a biconvex spherical lens with left radius
and center
and right radius
with center at
. A ray enters the lens at
, passes through it and leaves it at
. This Demonstration shows the ray and its corresponding angles.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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The angles are:
is the angle
Reference
[1] A. Halpern,
3,000 Solved Problems in Physics
, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988.
RELATED LINKS
Refraction through Parallel Faces
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Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Laws of Reflection and Refraction via Huygens's Principle
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)
PERMANENT CITATION
Izidor Hafner
"
Refraction in a Biconvex Spherical Lens
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/RefractionInABiconvexSphericalLens/
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Published: October 19, 2018
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