# Find the speed of light in flint glass if the index of refraction is n=1.66. How much slower in percent of speed of light in a vacuum c does the light move in each of this medium?

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1. ### Physics

Find the speed of light in flint glass if the index of refraction is n=1.66. How much slower in percent of speed of light in a vacuum c does the light move in each of this medium? v=c/n v=3x10^8m/s/1.66 =1.8x10^8m/s For the percent of speed of light in a vacuum c. Would it be...
2. ### Physics

A ray of light of frequency 5.09 x 10^14 Hz passes from air into flint glass (n=1.6). a.) If the ray enters the flint glass at an angle of 30*, what is the angle of refraction? b.) What is the critical angle for a ray of light traveling from flint glass to air? c.) What is the...
3. ### Physics

When light travels from air to glass, which one of the following is not dependent on the index of refraction of the glass? A- The speed at which lught travels in the glass B- The angle through which light is deflected on entering the glass C- The frequency of the light in the ...
4. ### science

The speed of light in a prticular ype of glass is 1.68x10^8 m/s. What is the index of refraction of the glass? I don't understand if how to solve this problem. Do you put an index of refraction of glass that you know or are you solveing for glass that you don't know? index=...
5. ### physics

The index of refraction of water for a given monochromatic light in water is n=4/3. The wavelength of this light in water is 500nm. a) find the speed of this light in water. b) find the energy of one photon of this light . Does this enerdy change if this light is propagated in...
6. ### Physics

Two light rays, one red and one violet, encounter a glass surface. If the index of refraction of the red light ray = 1.52, the index of refraction of the violet light ray = 1.54, and the angle of incidence = 30 degrees, calculate the angle of refraction of each colour of light...
7. ### physics

The index of refraction of water for a given monochromatic light in water is n=4/3. The wavelength of this light in water is 500nm.  a) find the speed of this light in water.  b) find the energy of one photon of this light . Does this energy change if this light is ...
8. ### physics

Horizontal rays of red light (λ = 660 nm, in vacuum) and violet light (λ = 410 nm, in vacuum) are incident on the flint-glass prism shown in the drawing. The indices of refraction for the red and violet light are nred = 1.662 and nviolet = 1.698. The prism is ...
9. ### Physics

Does blue light or orange light have a larger index of refraction? Blue light is bent more by a prism than orange light. Does blue light or orange light have a larger index of refraction in glass? A. Blue B. Orange If you know the answer to this, could you also explain why? ...
10. ### waves and optics

Cherenkov radiation is light emitted by a particle moving through a medium with a speed greater than the speed of light in the medium. (Note: The speed of the particle is not greater than the speed of light in a vacuum.) Consider a beam of electrons passing through water with ...
11. ### physics....

Cherenkov radiation is light emitted by a particle moving through a medium with a speed greater than the speed of light in the medium. (Note: The speed of the particle is not greater than the speed of light in a vacuum.) Consider a beam of electrons passing through water with ...
12. ### physics

Question Part Points Submissions Used 1 2 3 4 0/0.37 0/0.37 –/0.37 –/0.37 4/15 1/15 0/15 0/15 Total 0/1.48 ...A diamond in air is illuminated with white light. On one particular facet, the angle of incidence is 46.05°. Inside the diamond, red light (ë = 660.00 nm in ...
13. ### PHYSICS

A certain kind of glass with index of refraction of 1.65 for blue light of wavelength 430nm and index of refraction 1.615 for red light with wavelength 680nm. If a beam of light containing these two colors has incident angle of 30 degrees what is the angle inside the glass? I ...
14. ### Physics

A index of certain type of glass has an an index of refraction of 1.66 for red light and 1.65 for violet light. If a beam of white in air approaches the glass with an angle of incidence of 49.0 degree, by what angle will the red light be separated from the violet light inside ...
15. ### Physics

Can anyone help me here? I have no idea where to start! Light in a vacuum is incident on a transparent glass slab. The angle of incidence is 35.1°. The slab is then immersed in a pool of liquid. When the angle of incidence for the light striking the slab is 21.1°, the angle ...
16. ### Physics

Violet light and red light travel through air and strike a block of plastic at the same angle of incidence. The angle of refraction is 30.700° for the violet light and 31.350° for the red light. The index of refraction for violet light in plastic is greater than that for red...
17. ### Science/Physics

The speed of light in a certain medium is 61.2% of the speed of light in vacuum. What is the index of refraction of the medium?
18. ### physics

Someone on a glass-bottom boat shines a light through the glass into the water below. A scuba diver beneath that boat sees the light at an angle of 17 degrees with resoect to the normal. If the glass's index of refraction is 1.5 and the water's index of refraction 1.33, what ...
19. ### Physics

Light in a vacuum is incident on a transparent glass slab. The angle of incidence is 35.1°. The slab is then immersed in a pool of liquid. When the angle of incidence for the light striking the slab is 21.1°, the angle of refraction for the light entering the slab is the ...
20. ### Physics

If the speed of light through material Z is 2.5×10^8 m/s, what is this material’s index of refraction? The speed of light in a vacuum is 3 × 10^8 m/s.
21. ### Physics

1) The speed of light in a certain liquid is 3/5 the speed in a vacuum. What is the index of refraction of the liquid? 2) A ray of light strikes a piece of glass (n=1.52) and makes an angle of 50 degrees with the surface. What angle does the refracted ray make with the surface...
22. ### Physics

1) The speed of light in a certain liquid is 3/5 the speed in a vacuum. What is the index of refraction of the liquid? 2) A ray of light strikes a piece of glass (n=1.52) and makes an angle of 50 degrees with the surface. What angle does the refracted ray make with the surface...
23. ### physics

we know that the speed of light in a vacuum is 3.0 x 10^8 m/s (18,000 mi/sec). If light travels through thick plastic with a speed of 1.75 x 10^8 m/s, what is the index of refraction through plastic?
24. ### physics

we know that the speed of light in a vacuum is 3.0 x 10^8 m/s (18,000 mi/sec). If light travels through thick plastic with a speed of 1.75 x 10^8 m/s, what is the index of refraction through plastic?
25. ### Physics

When you approach a blinking source of light, the frequency of its blinking is seen to: decrease, increase, or remain the same always. I THINK IT IS INCREASING. If you are traveling at close to the speed of light and shine a flashlight out in front of you, a third observer at ...
26. ### Physics - EM spectrum

Here's the question: which part of the electromagnetic spectrum has a refractive index of 1.45 in glass? I've attempted to tackle it with v = frequency x wavelength and refractive index = light speed in vacuum / light speed in material but without success... Help appreciated ...
27. ### physics

he index of refraction of crown glass is 1.53 for violet light, and it is 1.51 for red light. (a) What is the speed of violet light in crown glass? (b) What is the speed of red light in crown glass?
28. ### physics

A very narrow beam of white light is incident at 40.40° onto the top surface of a rectangular block of flint glass 11.8 cm thick. The indices of refraction of the glass for red and violet light are 1.637 and 1.671, respectively. Calculate the dispersion angle (i.e., the ...
29. ### physics

If the speed of light through material Z is 2.5×108 m/s, what is this material’s index of refraction? The speed of light in a vacuum is 3 × 108 m/s.
30. ### physics

If the speed of light through material Z is 2.5 × 108 m/s, what is this material’s index of refraction? The speed of light in a vacuum is 3 × 108 m/s.
31. ### Physics

One application of the index of refraction is analysis of crime scenes. Using the index of refraction, forensic scientists can determine what type of glass has been left at a scene. Read the following and answer the questions below. Different types of glass (bottle, window, ...
32. ### physics

A diamond's index of refraction for red light, 656 nm, is 2.410, while that for blue light, 434 nm, is 2.450. Suppose white light is incident on the diamond at 32.2°. Find the angles of refraction for red and blue light. red light? blue light?
33. ### snell's law

An equilateral prism of silica flint glassis used to refract white light. The indexof refraction of silica flint is 1.66 forviolet light and 1.62 for red light. What is the angle of separation between the violet and red ends of the rainbow produced when the ray of white light ...
34. ### physics

The index of refraction of a certain type of glass is 1.58 what is the speed of light in the glass ?
35. ### Physics

Light of wavelength 550 nm in vacuum passes through a piece of crown glass of refractive index of 1.52. Find the velocity and frequency of light in crown glass.
36. ### Physics - General Physics

Violet light and red light travel through air and strike a block of plastic at the same angle of incidence. The angle of refraction is 30.700° for the violet light and 31.380° for the red light. The index of refraction for violet light in plastic is greater than that for red...
37. ### Phy

The index of refraction for a diamond for red light of wavelength 655 nm is 2.35, while that for blue light of wavelength 437 nm is 2.26. Suppose white light is incident on the diamond at 29.5. Find the angle of refraction for red light. Answer in units of 
38. ### physics essay question

If you fire a bullet through a block of wood, it will slow down as it passes through the block and emerge at less than its initial speed. If you shine light on a pane of glass, it will slow down as it travels through the glass, but reemerge at light speed. Explain. That is ...
39. ### PHYSICS HELP

A diamond's index of refraction for red light, 656 nm is 2.410 while that for blue light, 434 nm, is 2.450. Suppose white light is incident on the diamond at 30 degrees. Find the angles of refraction for these two colors.
40. ### Physics

a ray of light strikes a flat, 2-cm thick block of glass(n=1.5) at an angle of 30 degrees with respect to the normal. find the angle of refraction at the top surface. find the angle of incidence at the bottom surface and the refracted angle. find the lateral distance by which ...
41. ### physics

Phy 124 – Chapter 22 Problems 1. Consider the following. A spot on a boat is 2.5 m above the water, and the light strikes the water at a point that is 8.0 m horizontally displaced from the spotlight. The depth of the water is 4.0 m. Determine the distance d, which locates ...
42. ### science

Light waves are traveling through glass. If the wavelength of some part of the light wave is 4 x 10-7 m and the frequency of that light is 5 x 1014 Hz, what is the speed of light through the glass?
43. ### physics!!!

A light beam containing red and violet wavelengths is incident on a slab of quartz at an angle of incidence of 45.0°. The index of refraction of quartz is 1.455 at 660 nm (red light), and its index of refraction is 1.468 at 410 nm (violet light). Find the dispersion of the ...
44. ### Physics

A light beam containing red and violet wavelengths is incident on a slab of quartz at an angle of incidence of 81.0°. The index of refraction of quartz is 1.455 at 660 nm (red light), and its index of refraction is 1.468 at 410 nm (violet light). Find the dispersion of the ...
45. ### physics

7. A drop of oil is placed on a glass block. The glass has an index of refraction of 1.55. When light shines from the glass into the droplet, total internal reflection occurs at a critical angle of 59.0(degrees).find the index of refraction of oil.(this method is capable of ...

Two slabs with parallel faces are made from different types of glass. A ray of light travels through air and enters each slab at the same angle of incidence. Which slab has the greater index of refraction and why? slab A is a light colored glass maybe transparent. The ray of ...
47. ### chemistry

What is the wavelength, frequency, temperature, and type of the electromagnetic radiation that has: a. 90% the speed of light b. 50% the speed of light c. 10% the speed of light d. 5% the speed of light e. 1% the speed of light
48. ### Physics

A very narrow beam of white light is incident at 56.10° onto the top surface of a rectangular block of flint glass 12.7 cm thick. The indices of refraction of the glass for red and violet light are 1.640 and 1.663, respectively. Calculate the dispersion angle (i.e., the ...

Consider the optical interface between crown glass and ethanol. Under what conditions would total internal relfection be possible at this interface? ilustrate your answer with a light ray diagram. Okay so you need the angle of incidenc to be greater than the critical angle AND...
50. ### physics

A cylindrical glass of radius r=3 cm is full of salt water of height h=10 cm with the water's refraction index changing linearly from the bottom n1=1.401 to the top n2=1.400. A flashlight is positioned so that light shines horizontally onto the glass. If we look at the light ...
51. ### Pysics

An aquarium filled with water has flat glass sides whose index of refraction is 1.48. A beam of light from outside the aquarium strikes the glass at a 43.5º angle to the perpendicular . The angle this light ray enters the glass is 27.7º, what is the angle of this light ray ...
52. ### Physics

An aquarium filled with water has flat glass sides whose index of refraction is 1.48. A beam of light from outside the aquarium strikes the glass at a 43.5º angle to the perpendicular . The angle this light ray enters the glass is 27.7º, what is the angle of this light ray ...
53. ### Physics

An aquarium filled with water has flat glass sides whose index of refraction is 1.48. A beam of light from outside the aquarium strikes the glass at a 43.5º angle to the perpendicular . The angle this light ray enters the glass is 27.7º, what is the angle of this light ray ...
54. ### Physics

The incident ray comes at 30 degrees to normal at the air/glass boundary and is refracted at 18 degrees to normal. a) find index of refraction of glass b)find speed of light in glass c) under what conditions and for what angles will you have total internal reflection in this ...
55. ### physic

the light from a helium neon laser has a wavelength of 632 nanometers in air. the same light has a wavelength of 479.2 in glass. the frequency of the light is the same in air and glass. find the speed of the laser light in glass.
56. ### science

A ray of light travelling in air strikes the water surface at an Angle of 30 degree calculate the Angle of light refraction if refractive index of glass is 1.5
57. ### physics/light reflection

A light of ray is incident at an angle of 58degrees on the plane surface of a block of glass of refractive index 1.60. Some light is reflected on the other side of the normal at the same angle as the angle of incidence. Find: a.the angle between the light reflected from the ...
58. ### Physics. URGENT Help Please

What is the separation of colors in a rainbow produced by? (Points : 1) different diffraction for different wavelengths different interference for different wavelengths <--- different refraction for different wavelengths difference in total internal reflection for different...
59. ### Physics

Find the refractive index of a transparent medium in which light travels with a speed of 1.8×10^8m/s.Given that speed of light in vaccum is 3×10^8m/s?
60. ### Physics

3. Yellow light travels through a glass block at a speed of 1.97x108 m/s. The wavelength of the light in this type of glass is 3.81x10-7 m. What is the frequency of yellow light?
61. ### physics

A light beam containing red and violet wavelengths is incident on a slab of quartz at an angle of incidence of 50.0°. The index of refraction of quartz is 1.455 at 660 nm (red light), and its index of refraction is 1.468 at 410 nm (violet light). Find the dispersion of the ...
62. ### Physics

5. The surface of a glass plate (index of refraction n3 = 1.50) is coated with a transparent thin film (index of refraction n2 = 1.25). A beam of monochromatic light of wavelength 6.0 X 10^-7 meter traveling in air (index of refraction n1 = 1.00) is incident normally on ...
63. ### gr10 science

What is the critical angle in flint glass when light passes from flint glass into air? flint glass = 1.70 air = 1.0003
64. ### physics

1.A beam of light passes through the air and enters a diamond at an angle of incidence of 40 degrees. Use Snell’s Law to find the angle of refraction of the diamond. (Index of refraction for air is 1.00 and the index of refraction of a diamond is 2.42.) If the beam of light ...
65. ### Organic Chemistry - Refractive Index

Hi, I have a question that I don't know if I am on the right track to answering. If two samples of organic liquids give the same refractive index reading, are the two liquids the same? I know the refractometer is a very precise instrument - up to 8 decimal places. It measures ...
66. ### Physics

Red light (n = 1.520) and violet light (n = 1.538) traveling in air are incident on a slab of crown glass. Both colors enter the glass at the same angle of refraction. The red light has an angle of incidence of 20.97°. What is the angle of incidence of the violet light? Give ...
67. ### Physics

Red light (n = 1.520) and violet light (n = 1.538) traveling in air are incident on a slab of crown glass. Both colors enter the glass at the same angle of refraction. The red light has an angle of incidence of 26.50°. What is the angle of incidence of the violet light?
68. ### physics

Red light (n = 1.520) and violet light (n = 1.538) traveling in air are incident on a slab of crown glass. Both colors enter the glass at the same angle of refraction. The red light has an angle of incidence of 26.50°. What is the angle of incidence of the violet light?
69. ### PHYSICS PLLZ HELP

1- wave velocity is related to a- period b-wavelength c-amplitude d-all of these 2- wave amplitude is related to a- wave velocity b- frequency c- energy d-wave length 3-which of the following radiation has te smallest frequency? a- infrared b- visible c- ultraviolet d-x-rays 4...
70. ### physics

total internal reflection between two materials is seen to occur if a critical angle of 60 degrees is exceeded. if the index of refraction of the material that the light is entering is 1.98,find the inndex of refraction of the material in which the light is originating.
71. ### Physics

very narrow beam of white light is incident at 40.40° onto the top surface of a rectangular block of flint glass 11.8 cm thick. The indices of refraction of the glass for red and violet light are 1.637 and 1.671, respectively. Calculate the dispersion angle (i.e., the ...
72. ### Physics

Monochromatic light of wavelength, λ is traveling in air. The light then strikes a thin film having an index of refraction n1 that is coating a material having an index of refraction n2. If n2 is larger than n1, what minimum film thickness will result in maximum ...
73. ### physics

The angle of refraction of a ray of light traveling through a piece of flint glass is 24°. Find the angle of incidence.
74. ### Physical Science

These are two questions that I need help with: 1.What statement about light traveling through water and glass is true? A.Water and glass absorb different colors of light B.Light changes colors as it passes from water to glass C.Light travels at different speeds in water and ...
75. ### Physics

I am to fill in the blanks without a word bank, my answers are in brackets. 1. When light waves reflect from media in which the speed of light is slower, their phase (crest or trough) is ____ 2. The trick to being able to observe interference patterns for light waves in to ...
76. ### physics

A light of ray is incident at an angle of 58degrees on the plane surface of a block of glass of refractive index 1.60. Some light is reflected on the other side of the normal at the same angle as the angle of incidence. Find: a.the angle between the light reflected from the ...
77. ### physics

A light of ray is incident at an angle of 58degrees on the plane surface of a block of glass of refractive index 1.60. Some light is reflected on the other side of the normal att he same angle as the angle of incidence. Find: a.the angle between the light reflected from the ...
78. ### physics

The drawing shows a ray of light traveling through three materials whose surfaces are parallel to each other. The refracted rays (but not the reflected rays) are shown as the light passes through each material. A ray of light strikes the a–b interface at a 50.0˚ angle ...
79. ### science- help needed.

each statement is false. rewrite each one as a true statement,showing as much scientific understand as possible. 1. light waves travel slower than sound waves. 2.a black object will reflect white light. 3.a translucent object lets no light through. 4.an orange object will ...
80. ### Physics

Rank in order the following according to their speeds, from fastest (1) to slowest (5): (i) 425-nm-wavelength light through a pane of glass, (ii) 500-nm-wavelength light through air, (iii) 540-nm-wavelength light through water, (iv) 670-nm-wavelength light through a diamond, ...
81. ### physics

if the speed of light in air is3.0 by 10 to the 8 power per second calculate speed of light in a glass box
82. ### physics

A light beam in air strikes the surface of a liquid at an angle 23.6 degrees from the normal. The angle of refraction in the liquid was measured to be 15.8 degrees, calculate the index of refraction for the object? calculate the speed of light in the object?
83. ### speed of light

Can the speed of light be legislated? Explain your reasoning. As best as we know, the speed of light is a fundamental constant of the universe. I have no idea of the meaning "legislated". Someday they may pass laws and light will have to slow down. After the laws are passed ...
84. ### physics

A ray of light of vacuum wavelength 550 nm traveling in air enters a slab of transparent material. The incoming ray makes an angle of 37.4◦ with the normal, and the refracted ray makes an angle of 22.0◦ with the normal. Find the index of refraction of the ...
85. ### Physics

A ray of light of vacuum wavelength 550 nm traveling in air enters a slab of transparent material. The incoming ray makes an angle of 34.3◦ with the normal, and the refracted ray makes an angle of 18.9◦ with the normal. Find the index of refraction of the ...
86. ### Physics

How does the index of refraction relate to the speed of light in a substance?
87. ### physics

What is the index of refraction of a liquid in which the speed of light is 2.22 x 108 m/s?
88. ### Physics

A)A very narrow beam of white light is incident at 42.20° onto the top surface of a rectangular block of flint glass 12.6 cm thick. The indices of refraction of the glass for red and violet light are 1.647 and 1.672, respectively. Calculate the dispersion angle (i.e., the ...
89. ### math

can someone please help me i am lost. S this is kind of like your problems i can help you and you can help me *** the speed of the light in a vacuum is 299,792,458 meter per second which number, written in scientific notation, is the best approximation of the speed of light?
90. ### Physics

a ray of light is incident on an air-glass boundary at 30 degrees. The index of refraction of air is 1,and the index of refraction for the glass is 1.4. What is the angle of the reflected ray, and what is the angle of the refracted ray? Thanks in advance. Been stuck for three ...
91. ### Physics HELP PLS!!!

I, for the life of me, cannot figure out this equation: The index of refraction for a particular type of glass is 1.52 and the index of refraction for air is approximately 1.00. A ray of light at a particular frequency enters a block of glass from air with an angle of ...
92. ### Phy

When light passes from air to glass, the light may change direction due to refraction. T or F?
93. ### physics

Electromagnetic radiation (light) consists of waves. More than a century ago, scientists thought that light, like other waves, required a medium (called the ether) to support its transmission. Glass, having a typical mass density of ñ = 2690 kg/m3, also supports the ...
94. ### physics

what is the speed of light moving through a medium of index of refraction 2.45?
95. ### physics

what is the speed of light moving through a medium of index refraction 2.45?
96. ### Physics H

What is the speed of light moving through a medium of index of refraction 2.45?
97. ### Physics help

A very narrow beam of white light is incident at 40.40° onto the top surface of a rectangular block of flint glass 11.8 cm thick. The indices of refraction of the glass for red and violet light are 1.637 and 1.671, respectively. Calculate the dispersion angle (i.e., the ...
98. ### phsyics

Light enters a plate of borosilicate crown glass at an angle of 40.2 degrees  with respect to the nor- mal to the air-glass surface. If the index of refraction of the glass is 1.52, find the angle made by the refracted beam with the normal. Answer in units of .
99. ### Physics

A light ray traveling through air strikes a smooth, flat slab of crown glass at an angle of 30 degrees to normal. Index of refraction for crown glass is 1.66. What is the angle of refraction?
100. ### PHY2049

A prism of glass of index of refraction 1.50 has angle of 45,45,90. A ray of light is incident on one of the short faces at an angle of theta. What is the maximum value of theta for which the ray of light suffer total internal reflection at the long face?