SignConventions - Spherical Mirrors and Thin Lenses The following relationships apply to both spherical mirrors and thin lenses Object distance

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Unformatted text preview: Spherical Mirrors and Thin Lenses The following relationships apply to both spherical mirrors and thin lenses: Object distance, image distance, and focal length: 1 1 1 + = di do f Angular magnification: mangular Lateral magnification: mlateral d hi = - i do ho i o Sign Conventions Optical device Focal length f Object distance do Image distance di Image height hi Concave mirror + + if on reflecting side of mirror if behind mirror Convex mirror same sign as object height (ho) if image is upright opposite sign as object height if image is inverted Converging lens + + if on same side of lens as incident light + if on opposite side of lens as incident light Diverging lens otherwise otherwise ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PHY 221 taught by Professor - during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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