Lucite Coil

Demo

Lucite Coil and a Green Continuous Use Laser Pen

Concept Overview:

1. Total Internal Reflection

Lecturer Procedure

Step(s) to Follow Expected Result

1. Point laser into 1 end of the coil.

2. Turn on the laser.                                                                                            

Observe that the light does not leave the sides of the coil.  Rather, the beam is only visible as it exits the other end of the coil. (See Photo Below)

Result:

Lucite coil with laser beam traveling through it

 

Identifier: 
L: GO - 010