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On-line applet-based optics course for undergraduate students
Author(s): Arturo Carnicer; Salvador Bosch; Josep Ferre; Ignacio Prades Juvells; Ignasi Juan I. Labastida; Estela Martin-Badosa; J. R. de F. Moneo; Encarnacion Pleguezuelos; Raul Tudela; Santiago Vallmitjana
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Paper Abstract

We present an educational resource based in a virtual optical laboratory for undergraduate students. It consists in a web-based textbook with several applets to illustrate the theory and simplify the teaching tasks in the classroom. These programs can also be used as a method for self-learning in an on-line environment. Applets are written in Java language using the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNPL) for avoiding problems related with the use of specific browsers or Java interpreters versions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 2003
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 4829, 19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life, (19 November 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.523640
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Arturo Carnicer, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Salvador Bosch, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Josep Ferre, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Ignacio Prades Juvells, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Ignasi Juan I. Labastida, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Estela Martin-Badosa, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
J. R. de F. Moneo, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Encarnacion Pleguezuelos, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Raul Tudela, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)
Santiago Vallmitjana, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4829:
19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life
Giancarlo C. Righini; Anna Consortini, Editor(s)

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