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Behaviors of Light

 

 

Review - Name that Wave Behavior

School blocks YouTube? Click Below 

Interference_Patterns_for_Laser_Light.mpg

 

 

Polarization - Filtering of a beam of light producing light that vibrates in only one plane

 

[ Flash ]

- proves light is a transverse wave
(can have many orientations)

 

 

 


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by its author,  Rogilbert  at the French Wikipedia project

 

 

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Molecular Expressions

Polarization of Light - F.S.U.

 

 

 

  Some sunglasses
are polarized

 

 

 

 

What's wrong with picture?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wavelength of light is too small
to be polarized by a large opening

 

 


 

What does this tell you about the light
 from a computer screen?

LightLaptopYT.mov

St. Mary's Physics YouTube Channel

 

 

 

 

LCD projector - Explain this.

 

 

 

Each of the three primary colors has a unique orientation. The filter lets the light through that shares its orientation

 

 

Try this at home!

School blocks YouTube?

Polarized_Sunglasses2.mp4

 

 

 

Doppler Effect
for Light

 

How do make a rainbow disappear

 

 

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