PHYSICAL
OPTICS
Parallel rays from infinity
showing the spherical aberration of a spherical mirror
Other interesting problems include:





Huygen's Principle

Diffraction as Interference

Spherical Aberration

Reflection & Refraction



Places to visit:
 Maple/Mathematica/Excel Activities
(includes problem statements and descriptions of the solution)
 'Active' Classroom learning suggestions
 CUPS Project activities
 Talking Shop
Downloads:
 Selfextracting MAPLE files (PC/Mac)
 Selfextracting MATHEMATICA files (PC/Mac)
 Selfextracting EXCEL files (PC or Mac)
Questions?
 Please send questions, comments and suggestions to:
moloney@nextwork.rosehulman.edu
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