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Discussion Question 15B P212, Week 15 A Simple Movie Projector A simple movie projector consists of a single converging lens placed 50 cm in front of the film. The focal length of the lens is 49 cm. (a) How far away from the projector lens should the screen be placed? 111 2450 cm 50 49 s' += →= 24.5 m away from the lens. (b) Should the film be oriented right-side-up or upside-down in the projector? Did you make a ray-trace diagram in part (a)? If so, this question is a snap. (c) The movie screen has actually been placed 30 m away from the projector lens, which causes the picture to be out of focus. To correct this, you decide to add a second lens right after the first one. (The lenses are so small that you can assume they are at the same position). What focal length must your second lens have? Is it diverging or converging? This may be a bit tricky … you know where you want the image to be, but where's the
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course PHYS 212 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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