Monday, August 1, 2011

Refraction Activity 1.5: Total Internal Reflection (Johanan Teo)

Total Internal Reflection
Applications & It's Avantages

- Optical fibers, which are used in endoscopes and telecommunications.

- Rain sensors to control automatic windscreen/windshield wipers.

- Prismatic binoculars (Uses the principle of total internal reflections to get a clearer and an image of a higher magnification as compared to normal binoculars)

- Fingerprinting devices, which use frustrated total internal reflection (Records an image of a person's fingerprint without the use of ink)

- Flashlights glass lenses (Intensifies the light)

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