6A70.45 - Combination Lenses - Doublets & Achromatic Pairs

See paragraph one in the procedure section.
Code Number:
Demo Title:
Combination Lenses - Doublets & Achromatic Pairs
Concave and Convex lens combinations, multiple element lenses.
Area of Study:
Box of double element lenses.

The combination lenses may be passes around or an exercise may be done to align the lenses with the aid of a laser.

  • G. Calzà, T. López-Arias, L.M. Gratton, S. Oss, "Playing with Refraction", TPT, Vol. 48, # 4, April 2010, p. 270.
  • Jean Delisle and Maurice Leclerc, "Aligning and Cementing the Elements of a Doublet", Back Cover of TPT, Vol. 23, # 2, Feb. 1985.
  • "Magnifying Power and Resolving Power of a Telescope", Selective Experiments in Physics, CENCO, 1962.
  • "Simple Telescopes - Magnifying Power", Selective Experiments in Physics, CENCO, 1962.

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