2015 Physics Olympiad


Laser Maze

The information on this event is up to date.

Faculty coordinator: Hui Deng
Preparation team: Midhat Farooq, Lu Ma, Jamie MacLennan

Event Description:

A laser beam is guided through an optical maze onto a bull's eye target. Three mirrors must be aligned such that the laser beam bounces off all mirrors and passes through circular apertures located along the beam path. The laser is turned off during most of the alignment procedure.

Event Location and Time:

Randall Lab, Room 4265
10:30AM - 11:50AM and 1:00PM - 2:50PM

Apparatus and Materials:

The following equipment will be provided:

Event Rules:

Judging Criteria:

Olympiad Contact Information
University of Michigan, Physics Department, Randall Laboratory
Prof. Georg Raithel, email: graithel@umich.edu

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Revised: April 2015.