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Aberrations with a concave mirror (catacaustics)

Aberrations with a concave mirror (catacaustics)

Item no.: P1101700

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Demonstrate that aberrations exist on a concave mirror if the light beams are not close to the axis.



  • minimal preparation time
  • light-intense halogen lamp
  • easy teaching by using the demo board for demonstration
  • ideal complement to analog student experiments by directly comparable devices



Observation of the reflected beams that are close to and very far away from the optical axis.

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