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How does light bend through a lens?

A lens works by refraction: it bends light rays as they pass through it so they change direction. That means the rays seem to come from a point that’s closer or further away from where they actually originate—and that’s what makes objects seen through a lens seem either bigger or smaller than they really are.

What type of image does a diverging lens produce?

Plane mirrors, convex mirrors, and diverging lenses will always produce an upright image. A concave mirror and a converging lens will only produce an upright image if the object is located in front of the focal point.

What lens is thinner in the middle?

concave lens

Which mirror is thicker in the middle?

The convex lens is thicker in the middle than the outside edges and its surface is curved outwards from the center. It converges light that travels through it into a single point….2) Concave Lens:

Mirror Lens
The working principle is the law of reflection. The working principle is the law of refraction.

Is a convex lens thicker or thinner in the middle?

A convex lens works in the opposite way. It is thicker in the middle and thinner at the edges. Light rays passing through a convex lens bend inwards, or converge.

What do you call the distance between the focus and the optical center?

The distance between principal focus and the optical centre of a lens is called the focal length. Also the distance between the principal focus and the optical centre of a lens is called its focal length.

What is the distance between the optical center of the lens and the image sensor?

Focal length is the distance between the lens and the sensor when the subject is in focus, not the distance to the subject. The term for the distance to the subject in focus is the focus distance and is measured from the image plane (sensor/film plane).

What is the distance from the lens to the image called?

focal length

Is the kind of lens that will always form a virtual erect and smaller image?

A concave lens always forms erect, virtual and smaller image than the object.