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Electron and Positron

As one of the leptons, the electron is viewed as one of the fundamental particles.

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Center for X-ray optics

A data bank relating to energy levels, x-ray properties of elements, synchrotron radiation, optics and detectors, with miscellaneous data.

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Optics

Definitions for many aspects of optics.

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Light & Optics - Online meteorology guide

An excellent guide to atmospheric optics: meteorological effects such as rainbows, halos and red sunsets, explained using basic physics.

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How Fiber Optics Work

A brief description of how Fibre Optics work from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Explaining fibre optics

Short film from the scicast competition explaining how fibre optics work using total internal reflection.

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Hyperphysics - Electron Capture

Description of radioactive process of electron capture with good links to other sites.

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Free Electron Laser

Many features of the dynamics of free electron lasers can be understood using a simple pendulum model. This site uses JAVA applets to demonstrate this.

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What is an electron microscope?

A simple illustrated explanation of what is an electron microscope and the difference between resolution and magnification.

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Electron Spin

An introduction to electron spin with links of to other topics such as fine structure.

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