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Q. A beam of white light is incident on a triangular glass prism with an index of refraction of about 1.5 for visible light, producing a spectrum. Ini...

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. Light of wavelength 862 nm is incident on the face of a silica prism at an angle of θ  1 = 74.1° (with respect to the normal to the surface). The a...

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. A narrow beam of light passes through a plate of glass with thickness 1.03 cm and a refractive index 1.46. The beam enters from air at an angle 20....

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. Consider a light ray which enters from air to a liquid, where the index of refraction of the liquid is given by n = √2. Denote the wavelength and t...

Solved • Jun 23, 2017

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Q. A ray of light traveling in air is incident on the surface of a block of clear ice (of index 1.309) at an angle of 43.4° with the normal. Part of t...

Solved • Jun 20, 2017

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Q. Light strikes a glass plate at an angle of incidence of 60 degrees. Part of the beam is reflected and part is refracted. It is observed that the re...

Solved • May 9, 2017

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Q. A submarine is 400 m horizontally from the shore of a freshwater lake and 100 m beneath the surface of the water. A laser beam is sent from the sub...

Solved • Apr 27, 2017

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Q. As shown at right below, a laser is directed into a water tank (filled with water having an index of refraction n2 at the laser wavelength) at an a...

Solved • Apr 10, 2017

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Q. As shown at right below, a laser is directed into a water tank (filled with water having an index of refraction n2 at the laser wavelength) at an a...

Solved • Apr 10, 2017

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Q. Consider a spherical rain drop in the air. A laser beam is directed at the rain drop from the left and slightly above the central axis (see figures...

Solved • Apr 10, 2017

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Q. Light in air is shone on the surface of oil with an index of refraction of 1.25. Beneath the layer of oil is water, which has an index of refractio...

Solved • Mar 22, 2017

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Q. A prism with angles of 60°-60° -60° and refractive index of 1.6 is partially immersed in an oil with n=1.2 as shown. A light beam entering from air...

Solved • Mar 13, 2017

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Q. The index of refraction for red light in water is 1.331 and that for blue is 1.340. If the incident angle of a white light beam is 83°, what is the...

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. The figure shows the path of a portion of a ray of light as it passes through three different materials. Note: The figure is drawn to scale. What ...

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. A light beam shown in the figure makes an angle of 30° with the normal to the air-oil surface. Determine the angle θ.a. 22.2°b. 24.7°c. 40.5°d. 37.0°

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. Light passes from air into some other medium. The light enters with an incident angle of 40o and a wavelength of 425 nm, and passes through the bou...

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. A person in the air above the water in a swimming pool looks straight down into the water (n = 1.33) at a diamond ring that lies on the bottom of t...

Solved • Feb 1, 2017

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Q. A ray of light traveling in material a strikes the interface between materials  a and b and refracts into material b. In material a, the light make...

Solved • Feb 1, 2017

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Q. Light goes from flint glass into ethanol. The angle of refraction in the ethanol is 24.8°, the index of refraction for flint glass is 1.61, and the...

Solved • Jan 12, 2017

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Q. A tank holds a layer of oil, 1.65 m thick, which floats on a layer of syrup that is 0.83 m thick as shown in the figure. Both liquids are clear and...

Solved • Jan 11, 2017

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Q. Light of wavelength 475nm in vacuum enters a plastic as shown in Fig. 1. Measurements of the light in the plastic indicate that its wavelength ther...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017

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Q. Light of wavelength 475nm in vacuum enters a plastic as shown in Fig. 1. Measurements of the light in the plastic indicate that its wavelength ther...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017