Title

Prisms

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-2008

Publication Title

Spectroscopy

Abstract

The article presents information on the characteristics of prisms. Prisms are optical component that disperses light or modifies the light's direction and polarization. Prisms could be compose of a variety of materials such as glass, lead crystal and quartz. The author provides a discussion on a prism's properties like polarization effects, light dispersion and reflection.

Comments

Cover story

Volume

23

Issue

9