Uses of Spherical Mirror

Physics

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Uses of spherical mirrors

Spherical mirrors has various applications. Some applications of convex mirror are sunglasses, rear view mirrors, shaving mirror,etc. Some applications of concave mirrors are reflectors, converging of light, solar cooker etc. 

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Convex mirror as Side View Mirror

Uses of Convex mirror:
  • It is used as a side view mirror in vehicles in order to obtain the real image of vehicles coming behind for safe driving.Convex mirror reflect the light outward,its a diverging mirror hence can be used in focusing of light.
  • It is used as the reflectors in street lamp.
  • It is often used as the surveillance mirror.
  • It is used in making of optical instruments like telescope.