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Resolution of the Eye. The maximum resolution of the eye

University Physics with Modern Physics (1) | 14th Edition | ISBN: 9780321973610 | Authors: Hugh D. Young Roger A. Freedman ISBN: 9780321973610 228

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Problem 36.62

Resolution of the Eye. The maximum resolution of the eye depends on the diameter of the opening of the pupil (a diffraction effect) and the size of the retinal cells. The size of the retinal cells (about 5.0 mm in diameter) limits the size of an object at the near point (25 cm) of the eye to a height of about 50 mm. (To get a reasonable estimate without having to go through complicated calculations, we shall ignore the effect of the fluid in the eye.) (a) Given that the diameter of the human pupil is about 2.0 mm, does the Rayleigh criterion allow us to resolve a 50@mm@ tall object at 25 cm from the eye with light of wavelength 550 nm? (b) According to the Rayleigh criterion, what is the shortest object we could resolve at the 25-cm near point with light of wavelength 550 nm? (c) What angle would the object in part (b) subtend at the eye? Express your answer in minutes 160 min = 12, and compare it with the experimental value of about 1 min. (d) Which effect is more important in limiting the resolution of our eyes: diffraction or the size of the retinal cells?

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Textbook: University Physics with Modern Physics (1)
Edition: 14
Author: Hugh D. Young Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321973610

University Physics with Modern Physics (1) was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321973610. Since the solution to 36.62 from 36 chapter was answered, more than 392 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 36.62 from chapter: 36 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 01/09/18, 07:46PM. The answer to “Resolution of the Eye. The maximum resolution of the eye depends on the diameter of the opening of the pupil (a diffraction effect) and the size of the retinal cells. The size of the retinal cells (about 5.0 mm in diameter) limits the size of an object at the near point (25 cm) of the eye to a height of about 50 mm. (To get a reasonable estimate without having to go through complicated calculations, we shall ignore the effect of the fluid in the eye.) (a) Given that the diameter of the human pupil is about 2.0 mm, does the Rayleigh criterion allow us to resolve a 50@mm@ tall object at 25 cm from the eye with light of wavelength 550 nm? (b) According to the Rayleigh criterion, what is the shortest object we could resolve at the 25-cm near point with light of wavelength 550 nm? (c) What angle would the object in part (b) subtend at the eye? Express your answer in minutes 160 min = 12, and compare it with the experimental value of about 1 min. (d) Which effect is more important in limiting the resolution of our eyes: diffraction or the size of the retinal cells?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 202 words. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: University Physics with Modern Physics (1), edition: 14. This full solution covers the following key subjects: . This expansive textbook survival guide covers 44 chapters, and 4574 solutions.

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