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Combination of lens


(i) For a system of n-lenses in combination, the net focal length (f), net power (P) and magnification (m) are given as follows:

(ii) In case when two thin lens are in contact: Combination will behave as a lens, which have more power or lesser focal length.

(iii) If two lens of equal focal length but of opposite nature are in contact then combination will behave as a plane glass plate and f = infinity

(iv) If two lenses are placed co-axially at a distance d apart then equivalent focal length (F).

(v) Combination of parts of a lens:

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Behaviour of lens under varying circumstances

1. Lens in different refractive index : http://www.askmattrab.com/notes/193-lens-in-surrounding-of-different-refractive-medium

2. Cutting of lens : http://www.askmattrab.com/notes/194-cutting-the-lens-in-different-shapes

3. Combination of lens : http://www.askmattrab.com/notes/195-combination-of-lens

4. Silvering of lens : http://www.askmattrab.com/notes/196-silvering-of-lens