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Problem: 1) Some of the light also reflects off the surface of the water. If the incident light is initially unpolarized, the reflected light will be:A. unpolarizedB. somewhat horizontally polarizedC. somewhat vertically polarized2) explain the previous answer?

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The reflected beam is completely polarized at Brewster's angle. At other angles, partial polarization occurs.

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1) Some of the light also reflects off the surface of the water. If the incident light is initially unpolarized, the reflected light will be:

A. unpolarized
B. somewhat horizontally polarized
C. somewhat vertically polarized

2) explain the previous answer?

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