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Volume 1
Issue 1
Online publication date 2010-04-09
Title An educational physics laboratory experiment for directly measuring the speed of light
Author Krassimira Kardjilova, Peicho Popov, Valentin Lyutskanov, Vladimir Pulov, Mariela Mihova
Abstract With the aid of modern electronics the speed of light was directly measured by timing the delay of a light pulse from a laser in reflecting from a mirror in experiment performed in educational Physics Laboratory.
Aoki, K., Mitsui, T., 2008. “A tabletop experiment for the direct measurement of the speed of light”, American Journal of Physics, Vol. 6, No.9, pp.812-815.

Cooke, J., Martin, M., McCartney, H., Wilf, B., 1968. “Direct determination of the speed of light as a general Physics Laboratory experiment”, American Journal of Physics, Vol.36, No.9, pp.847-847.

James, M., Ormond, R., Stasch, A., 1999. “Speed of light measurement for the myriad”, American Journal of Physics, Vol.67, No.8, pp.681-684.
Keywords Speed of light, student physical laboratory, lidar experiment.
Pages 29-32
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