Light Waves and Color

Our Light Waves and Color unit represents an effort to show the variety of wavelike behaviors of light.  The set of Video Tutorials below describe all sorts of applications of light waves, in particular applications to understanding the world of color and light interference.

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The Wave Nature of Light

Two-Point Source Interference

Thin Film Interference

Polarized Light and Polaroid Filters

The Electromagnetic and Visible Light Spectrum

Visible Light and the Eye's Response

Color Addition

Color Subtraction

Pigments and Color Subtraction

Filters and Color Subtraction

Anatomy of a Two-Point Source Inteference Pattern

Path Difference

Young's Equation and Young's Experiment


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