lenses - HEALTH HEALTH Convex lenses bring rays to a...

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Unformatted text preview: HEALTH HEALTH Convex lenses bring rays to a focus.The more curved the lens , the quicker the rays are focussed. Concave lenses make rays spread out.The more curved the lens ,the more the rays spread out. HEALTH HEALTH Long sighted people can only focus on far away objects.The eye behaves normally.When viewing nearby objects ,the lens brings the rays of light to a focus beyond the retina. HEALTH HEALTH This is rectified by putting a convex lens in front of the eye. HEALTH HEALTH Short sighted people can only focus on nearby objects.The eye works normally. With nearby objects, the lens brings the rays to a focus before the retina.This is corrected by putting a concave lens in front of the eye. HEALTH HEALTH The focal length of a lens is the length from the middle of the lens where the rays come to a focus. Fibre optical cables are cold light sources because no heat energy is produced in them. HEALTH HEALTH An endoscope consists of two bundles of optical fibres.The first takes light down inside a patients body to illuminate a source of concern.The second takes light to the surgeon`s eye via a lens and camera. ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PHYSICS 121 taught by Professor Richardvanfleet during the Winter '09 term at BYU.

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