Thin Lenses


The purpose of this experiment is to obtain focal lengths of convex and concave lenses. [Thin Lens Equation: (1/do)+(1/di)=(1/f)] You will also learn the concept of magnification. [The Magnification Equation: (hi/ho)= -(di/do)]

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Preparation & Warning

  • Please preview how to use a caliper and measure an object height (in the last page of the data sheet).
  • Lab sheet for Thin Lenses

    Refer to following: how to use a caliper

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