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Problem: Problem 8: A flat slab of material (nm =  2.1) is d = 0.35 m thick. A beam of light in air (na = 1) is incident on the material with an angle θa = 55° with respect to the surface's normal. Part (a) Numerically, what is the displacement, D, of the beam when it exits the slab? 

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The displacement of the beam is expressed as:

D=hsinα

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Problem 8: A flat slab of material (nm =  2.1) is d = 0.35 m thick. A beam of light in air (na = 1) is incident on the material with an angle θa = 55° with respect to the surface's normal. 

Part (a) Numerically, what is the displacement, D, of the beam when it exits the slab? 

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