European Joint Research Centre (Italy) and Istitute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland)
Various applets regarding X-rays, CAT scans, microwave ovens, lasers, TV screens, and laptop screens.
Levels: Middle School
Site includes interactive Java tutorials on various concepts of microscopy and related topics including (but not limited to): \r\nmagnification, microscopy, condensers, lasers, diffraction grating, airy disk, and spherical aberration.
Levels: High School
This site contains a comphensive selection of java applets regarding prisms, lasers, the human eye, mirrors, birefringence, airy pattern formation, electromagnetic radiation, filters, polarizers, and many many more.
Using lasers atoms are slowed down to such a great degree that they almost reach absolute zero in temperature. In one experiment, light is almost stopped.
Levels: Public, High School, and Undergrad
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