Basics of physical optics kit

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Basics of physical optics kit

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This kit enables students to gain access to a basic optical bench that offers an enhanced set of accessories, allowing the user to perform introductory experiments in the field of optics.



  • Suitable for A-level Physics courses in the UK

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This kit enables students to gain access to a basic optical bench that offers an enhanced set of accessories, allowing the user to perform introductory experiments in the field of optics.  The 1 metre long bench includes a set of parts comprising of a housed lamp (with halogen bulb), lens holder along with 500mm diameter lenses (biconvex lens and biconcave lens), a set of diaphragms, mirror, translucent screen, transparent screen and object screen.  Students follow a written curriculum workbook to understand more about optical principles. 

Learning objectives

  • Reflection and refraction including Snell's Law, Refractive index determination, critical angle and TIR
  • Principles of Diffraction including slits, apertures, reflaction and transmission gratings
  • Interference including Young's Slits

 

Instruments may be required.  Please contact us for further information.

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