Phys 11 Test 1 Study Guide

# Phys 11 Test 1 Study Guide - You should know how to do the...

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You should know how to do the following: 1. Know the electromagnetic spectrum. Know the visible spectrum. 2. Use the Law of Reflection and Snell’s Law at an interface between two media. Find the critical angle and understand what happens in TIR. 3. Tell if light speeds up or slows down as it leaves one medium and enters another medium. Tell what happens to the frequency and wavelength of the light as it enters the new medium. 4. Find the apparent depth of the image of an object that is immersed in water. Sketch the rays coming from the object to show how the image is formed. 5. Describe what we mean by “dispersion”. Explain why it occurs. 6. Use the lens maker’s equation to design a lens with a certain focal length.

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Unformatted text preview: Know whether a lens is a positive (converging) lens or a negative (diverging) lens based on its shape. 7. Use the thin lens equation and equations for lateral and angular magnification to analyze the formation of an image using a single lens. 8. Perform a ray trace. 9. Be familiar with a simple camera, a simple projector, a simple magnifier. 10. Find the focal length or lens power of a single lens necessary to correct near-sightedness or far-sightedness. 11. Be familiar with a microscope. [Homework Problem] 12. Describe what is meant by spherical aberration and chromatic aberration. Sketch pictures to demonstrate these conditions. Describe standard attempts to correct these aberrations....
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