School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Crystal optics

Oh-1 Calcite (Crystal Model)

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To illustrate the lattice structure of calcite.

Oh-2 Leitz Polarising Attachment

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate polarisation and its effects.

Oh-3 Calcite (Birefringence)

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate that an anisotropic crystal exhibits two different indices of refraction.

Oh-4 Dichroism

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate that the rays produced in an anisotropic body by birefringence have different absorption properties.

Oh-5 Optical Crystals

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate diffraction from a crystal lattice using optical apparatus.

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