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Telescope and Microscope

Construct a simple telescope and a simple microscope and to measure their magnifications. Biconvex thin lenses will be used as the primary and eyepiece lenses. A viewing screen covered with a reference grid on an optics bench will be used to make measurements.


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Basic Optics System

Basic Optics System

A complete optics bench that includes all the components required to do introductory optics experiments.

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Telescope and Microscope