Waves and The Particle Nature of Light



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1. Waves Introduction

2. Interference

3. Reflection and Refraction

4. Lenses

5. Polarisation and Diffraction

7. The Particle Nature of Light


Progressive Waves


Total Internal Reflection


Wave Particle Duality


Waves on a string animation


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Complete Waves & Particle Nature of Light  topic tutorial with checklist, presentations, notes and exam style questions. You can find your own way of using the resources. A suggestion would be to work through the checklist and self-assess your level of confidence in the topic, identifying areas for further study. Then go to the presentations and read through these. The presentations have clear explanations, lots of practice questions and worked examples. You can then try the workbook questions for this topic, which you can self-mark using the mark scheme provided with the workbook or the video run throughs. Following that, you might want to try the Isaac Physics questions below or some A level Physics past papers

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Try these if you are feeling ready for more challenging questions!

Isaac - The Wave Equation Isaac - Wave Motion Isaac - Reflection

Isaac - Amplitude & Intensity Isaac - EM Spectrum Isaac - Polarisation

Polarisation Gameboard Refraction & TIR Path difference

Diffraction Interference Standing Waves

Standing Waves gameboard Isaac - Photoelectric Effect Isaac - Quantum Calculations