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Optical Bench Standard Edition - code: 4417.60

A simple and affordable way to begin exploring optics. The Optical Bench Standard Edition is the most easy and complete way to begin the exploration of the optics. Simple, complete and affordable.
  • Concave and convex mirror
  • Convergent and divergent lens
  • Determine the focal length of a lens
  • Focal length
  • Gauss approximation
  • Inverse square law
  • Joly photometer
  • Lens power
  • Luminous intensity
  • Magnifier and magnifying power
  • Photometry
  • Principles of Bi-concave, bi-convex lenses and mirrors
  • Prism
  • Refraction index
  • System of lenses
  • The compound microscope
  • The eye, hyperopic and myopic eye
  • The telescope
  • Thin lens equation
Thin lens equation

If the converging lens has a focal length such that the system of the converging plus diverging lenses is still converging, it is possible to recover the focal length of the system by using the thin lens equation (valid in the “Gauss approximation”).