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Brewster's Angle

Explore how the intensity and polarization of light changes when reflected from the surface of a transparent medium, and then compare the experimental results to a theoretical value known as Brewster's Angle.


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Basic Optics Ray Table

Basic Optics Ray Table

A rotating disk with a polar grid that provides an excellent surface for measuring incident, reflected, and or refracted light rays.

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Source: Lab #70

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Brewster's Angle