Mirrors and Lenses


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Mirrors and Lenses
10106061011304Mirrors and LensesLight provides the most important sensory input to our brains, and as a result, light plays a major role in our existence. More and more technology uses light for control and communication, and mirrors and lenses are vital for manipulating light.
Plane Mirrors A few objects, such as a lamp or the Sun, are seen by the light they emit. However, most objects are seen in reflected light. Every point from which light is reflected can be considered a kind of secondary source of light. In Fig. 31-1 I've drawn an object
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Michael Browne: Schaum's Outline of Physics for Engineering and Science, Third Edition. Mirrors and Lenses, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export