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Optics


Diffraction
Young's Experiment and generalized wave interference through an N-slit aperture. This Applet includes N-slit interference and modulation effects from a finite slit width.
Snell's Law
Reflection, refraction and Snell's Law. This Applet illustrates Snell's Law, total internal reflection, Reflectance and Transmittance.
Lenses
Ray tracing and geometric optics
Mirrors
Ray tracing Geometric Optics
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