Basic Properties of Light: Reflection and Refraction
There are now two versions of this tool: Flash and the original Java Applet:
This tools illustrates how light is reflected and refracted at the interface between two mediums. The refraction is modeled by Snell's Law.
Java Applet Version
Originally Developed by: Derek Hoiem
Copyright (c) Prof. Alexander Cartwright and Derek Hoiem
Department of Electrical Engineering
University at Buffalo, 1999-2001