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Mini-Quiz: Visible Light

by Ron Kurtus (revised 29 June 2002)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What type of wave is light?

Water wave

Electromagnetic wave

Radar wave

2. What do different wavelengths represent?

Speed

Brightness

Colors

3. Which is hotter: red hot or yellow hot?

Yellow hot

Red hot

Neither

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Books

Schaum's Outline of Optics by Eugene Hecht; McGraw-Hill (1974) $16.95

Introduction to Modern Optics by Grant R. Fowles; Dover Publications (1989) $16.95

Optics by Eugene Hecht; Addison Wesley (2001) $108.00 - Textbook covers wave motion, electromagnetic theory, propagation of light, geometrical optics, superimposition of waves, polarization, interference, diffraction, fourier optics and lasers


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