Model of Light Path

Physics

Accession Number: 2011.ph.509

Instrument Name: Model of Light Path

Description:

Metal rod set in black plastic circular stand, supporting a small connected network of metal pins and clear glass or plastic discs and triangular pieces. The pins are arranged to suggest direction of movement, with a conical arrow at one end.

Alternative Name:

Model of Light Path in Prismatic Monocular

Primary Materials: Plastic, metal, glass or plastic.

Markings:

The plastic stand is marked with manufacturer label “CARL ZEISS; JENA”. There is also “238″ scratched into the surface of the stand.

Dimensions (cm): 15x5x15

Function: Optical Demonstration

Condition:

Good. Some slight corrosion on central supporting rod and pins, some paint has flaked off.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Carl Zeiss Jena

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

University of Toronto Physics Department.

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes: Former catalogue number PHY168.