PIRA 6D30.10 Thin Films: Newton's Rings
The Photo on the LEFT Shows the Demonstration Apparatus Used by the University
of Texas at Austin.
The Photo on the RIGHT Shows the Rings Projected by the Apparatus.
Instructions / Notes:
- Demonstration includes a projector lamp, a Newton's Rings set of glass plates, and a projection lens.
- The beam of light shines from the projector bulb and is reflected back by the Newton's Rings glass plates.
- This reflected light is projected through the lens on to a blank wall.
- Note: Avoid keeping the light on for extended periods of time. The bulb has a tendency to heat up!
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