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Refraction

Tutorial on refraction and calculating refractive index. Move arrows to start simulations.

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Refractometry

Refractometers are measuring instruments which are based on the principle that as the density of a substance rises), it's refractive index rises proportionately.

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How Refractive Vision Problems Work

A brief description of how Refractive Vision Problems such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism and presbyopia work. Part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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Birefringence

Describes birefringence and has a table for refractive indices values of various materials.

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Snell's Law

Applet showing refraction of light from medium 1 to medium 2. refractive indices and incident angle can be altered, and total internal reflection demonstrated.

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General Mechanics

Index for information on mechanics, short but good explanations.

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The Abacus Index

Excellent information on the abacus plus many links to various articles online.

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Vergence

The vergence of light is defined by where n is the index of refraction of the medium and L is the distance in accordance with the Cartesian sign convention.

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Dielectrics

Index page for definitions related to dielectrics.

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Momentum

Index for a set of definitions relating to momentum. Contains some useful information.

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