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This demonstration is an example of how every day products can be optically active. The optical properties of corn syrup are shown here.

 


 
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The mirage mirror is a toy that uses parabolic mirrors to create a hologram-like image.

 


 

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This demonstration is a great way to show what total internal reflection means and how it works. It is also directly applicable to fiber optics.

 


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A spectrometer shows the distinct line pattern of an electrified gas.

 


 

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A right equilateral triangular prism is used to show the critical angle of plastic, and how total internal reflection can be used to bend a beam of light 90° or 180° from it's original trajectory.

 


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