Light Waves and Color

  1. Lesson 1 - How Do We Know Light is a Wave?
    1. Wavelike Behaviors of Light
    2. Two Point Source Interference
    3. Thin Film Interference
    4. Polarization
  2. Lesson 2 - Color and Vision
    1. The Electromagnetic and Visible Spectra
    2. Visible Light and the Eye's Response
    3. Light Absorption, Reflection, and Transmission
    4. Color Addition
    5. Color Subtraction
    6. Blue Skies and Red Sunsets
  3. Lesson 3 - Mathematics of Two-Point Source Interference
    1. Anatomy of a Two-Point Source Interference Pattern
    2. The Path Difference
    3. Young's Equation
    4. Young's Experiment
    5. Other Applications of Two-Point Source Interference