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ERIC Number: EJ960364
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Demonstrating Optical Activity Using an iPad
Schwartz, Pauline M.; Lepore, Dante M.; Morneau, Brandy N.; Barratt, Carl
Journal of Chemical Education, v88 n12 p1692-1693 Dec 2011
Optical activity using an iPad as a source of polarized light is demonstrated. A sample crystal or solution can be placed on the iPad running a white screen app. The sample is viewed through a polarized filter that can be rotated. This setup can be used in the laboratory or with a document camera to easily project in a large lecture hall. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
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Language: English
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