Flashcards - MTEL Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses

Flashcards - MTEL Physics: Light, Mirrors & Lenses
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angle of incidence
In geometric optics, the angle of incidence is the angle between a ray incident on a surface and the line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence, called the normal
chromatic aberration
In optics, chromatic aberration is an effect resulting from dispersion in which there is a failure of a lens to focus all colors to the same convergence point
Refracting telescopes
A refracting telescope is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image
A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye leading to a decrease in vision

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