Physlet Physics


Each exercise in Physlet Physics contains explicit credits regarding the authorship of the script, the narrative, and the Java applet.  Unless otherwise stated, all of the curricular material appearing in Physlet Physics (the Illustrations, Explorations, and Problems) is authored by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni and all of the applets are authored by Wolfgang Christian and his students at Davidson College. 

The following authors have contributed curricular material (unless otherwise stated, the author of the Illustration, Exploration, or Problem narrative is also the script author): Chuck Bennett, Scott Bonham, Morten Brydensholt, Anne J. Cox, Melissa Dancy, Dwain Damian, Andrew Duffy, Fu-Kwun Hwang, William Junkin, Steve Mellema, Chuck Niederriter, Evelyn Patterson, Peter Sheldon, Aaron Titus, and Toon Van Hoecke.

The following authors have contributed Java applets: Harry Broeders, the CoLoS consortium, Fu-Kwun Hwang, Ernesto Martin, Toon Van Hoecke, and Vojko Valencic.

Except for the exercises placed in the public domain,  Physlet Physics, i.e., the text and associated script for the Illustrations, Explorations, and Problems in Physlet Physics are copyrighted by Prentice Hall for the English language and copyrighted by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni for all other languages.  The html pages for public domain Physlet-based exercises are marked on the Physlet Physics CD.

Physlets, i.e., the Java applets themselves, are authored by Wolfgang Christian and his students at Davidson College.  The term Physlet is a registered trademark of Wolfgang Christian.  Physlets, that is the Java applets themselves but not the Physlet Physics scripts or narrative, are free for noncommercial use as described on the Conditions of Use page.