Light and Color: Chapter Outline || About the Tutorial || Tutorial Topics || Usage Policy || Feedback

Lesson 1: How Do We Know Light Behaves as a Wave?

Wavelike Behaviors of Light

Two Point Source Interference

Thin Film Interference

Polarization


 

Lesson 2: Color and Vision

The EM and Visible Spectra

Visible Light and the Eye's Response

Light Absorption, Reflection, and Transmission

Color Addition

Color Subtraction

Blue Skies and Red Sunsets

 

 

 

Lesson 3: Mathematics of Two-Point Source Interference

Anatomy of a Two-Point Source Interference Pattern

The Path Difference

Young's Equation

Young's Experiment

Other Applications of Two Point Source Interference

 

 

 

Lesson 1: How Do We Know Light Behaves as a Wave?

 

Light and Color: Chapter Outline || About the Tutorial || Tutorial Topics || Usage Policy || Feedback

Other Resources: Physics Home Page || Multimedia Physics Studios || Shockwave Physics Studios ||

Minds On Physics Internet Modules || The Review Session

© Tom Henderson

1996-2007