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  • Cool Cosmos - Offers lessons and activities for infrared light. Also, includes has online tutorials, games and graphic galleries that related to this topic.
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  • Fiber Optics - Introduction to the transmission of data through the use of light, provided by Physics Planet.
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  • Fraunhofer Lines - Prominent lines in the spectrum of the sun are shown, together with their corresponding wavelengths.
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  • How Stuff Works: Light - Seven-segment detailed explanation uses drawings and animations to show how light works and how photons are generated, with many related links.
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  • Line Moiré Superposition Patterns - The basics of line moiré patterns and optical speedup, by Emin Gabrielyan.
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  • Moiré Phenomenon - A book and a downloadable moire demonstration kit for printing on transparencies.
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  • Moiré Pointer for Measurement Instruments - Fast optical moiré indicator replacing a mechanical needle, research paper by Emin Gabrielyan.
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  • Molecular Expressions: Images from the Microscope - Features hundreds of photomicrographs (photographs through the microscope) of everything from superconductors and high-tech materials to ice cream and beer. Also includes tutorials about microscopy and optics.
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  • Oatmeal Box Pinhole Photography - Photo gallery plus directions to make a pinhole camera, take pictures and develop them. Also, links to other pinhole camera sites.
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  • Optical Fibres Project - How optical fibers work, and information on reflection, refraction, Snell's Law, total internal reflection and critical angles.
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  • Optics Exercises and Tutorial - (Univ of Florida). A sample electronic lecture or worksheet.
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  • Optics for Kids - An overview of the basics of optics suitable for elementary school children. Also discusses careers in science and engineering.
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  • Polarized Light - Fascinating facts about polarized light, from rainbows to beetles, from Viking navigation to LCD displays. Myths and truth about polarized sunglasses. Also a shop with polarized-only items.
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  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) - Learn about the scanning electron microscope and its uses.
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  • Tux Teaches Photonics - A collection of information, lessons and quizzes about photonics, taught by Tux.
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  • WebTOP - A 3D interactive computer graphics system that instructors can use to help teach optics, and that students can use to simulate and visualize optical phenomena to help them learn about optics.
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