Spherical aberrationHTML5

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Summary

You can modify the size (click and drag the flame) and the position of the object (click and drag the candle).

You can observe the spherical aberration that appears when the rays diverge from the optic axis.

Click and drag  the flame vertically to modify the size.

Click and drag  the candle horizontally to move it along the optic axis.

Learning goals

• To illustrate the spherical aberration phenomenon.