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Variation of Light Intensity

Compare the variation in intensity of light from different light sources. Use a light sensor to record and compare incandescent versus fluorescent light sources, as well as light from AC versus DC sources.


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67_Variation_of_Light_Intensity_w_Data.cap 3.90 MB
67_Variation_of_Light_Intensity.cap 3.84 MB
67_Variation_of_Light_Intensity.docx 3.83 MB
67_Variation_of_Light_Intensity.pdf 73.66 KB
67_Vary_Light_Equipment.png 987.78 KB
67_Varying_Light_Intensity_Setup_2_.png 1.35 MB
67_Vary_Light_HS_Light_Sensor.png 1.48 MB

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Designed to perform visible light studies from low intensity spectral studies to daylight. Built in oversampling reduces noise. PASPORT version.

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Variation of Light Intensity