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Q. Consider a prism with the shape shown in the diagram. Its index of refraction is labeled by np, and it is submerged in a special liquid which has a...

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

Total Internal Reflection

Q. A fiber optic cable (n fiber = 1.56) is submergedd in water (n water = 1.35). What is the critical angle for light to stay inside the cable?

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. Light travels from water (n = 1.33) into glass (n = 1.5). Which of the following is the maximum incident angle with which light can still pass thro...

Solved • Mar 29, 2017

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Q. A ray of light traveling in a block of glass (n = 1.52) is incident on the top surface of the block at an angle of 62.8° with respect to the normal...

Solved • Feb 15, 2017

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Q. Determine the maximum angle θ for which the light rays incident on the end of the light pipe shown in the figure above are subject to total interna...

Solved • Jan 12, 2017

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Q. A ray in glass is incident onto a water-glass interface, at an angle of incidence equal to half the critical angle for that interface. The indices ...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017

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Q. The speed of light in a material is 0.41  c. What is the critical angle of a light ray at the interface between the material and a vacuum? a) 19° ...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017