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
  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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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?
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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.
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. grade 11 physics

    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
  15. 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,
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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?
  20. 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?
  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
  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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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.
  30. 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
  31. 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.
  32. 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?
  33. 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?
  34. Physics (HELP)

    If light travels through a medium at a speed of 1.987 x 10^8 m/s, what is the index of refraction of the medium? 1.33 1.36 1.51 1.53
  35. Physics 2

    if the average speed of light in a medium is 2.2x10E8 m/s, what is the medium’s index of refraction?
  36. Physics

    If light travels through a medium at a speed of 1.987 x 10^8 m/s, what is the index of refraction of the medium? * 1.33 1.36 1.51 1.53
  37. Physics (HELP)

    If light travels through a medium at a speed of 2.2 x 10^8 m/s, what is the index of refraction of the medium? 1.33 1.36 1.46 1.51
  38. 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?
  39. Physics H

    What is the speed of light moving through a medium of index of refraction 2.45?
  40. physics

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

    what is the speed of light moving through a medium of index of refraction 2.45?
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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
  45. college physics

    What is the speed of light moving through a medium of index of refraction 2.45?
  46. calculus-snell's law

    Suppose A light ray starts at the point A = (0,a) in an uniform medium 1 where the speed of light is c1 and then passes through an uniform medium 2 where the speed of light is c2 reaching point B = (d, −b). The line separating the two media is the
  47. 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-
  48. 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?
  49. Physic please help!

    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
  50. physics

    The index of refraction of a certain type of glass is 1.58 what is the speed of light in the glass ?
  51. 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.
  52. Physics (HELP)

    The index of refraction of diamond is 2.42. What would be the speed of a light wave passing through a this medium? 8.1 x 10 ^-9 m/s 1.2 x 10^8 m/s 7.3 x 10^8 m/s 9 x 10^-9 m/s
  53. Physics

    The index of refraction of water is 1.33. What would be the speed of a light wave passing through at this medium? 4 x 10^8 m/s 2.3 x 10^8 m/s 4.4 x 10^-9 m/s 2.6 x 10-^9 m/s
  54. Physics

    The index of refraction of water is 1.33. What would be the speed of a light wave passing through at this medium? 4 x 10^8 m/s 2.3 x 10^8 m/s 4.4 x 10^-9 m/s 2.6 x 10-^9 m/s
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. science

    Cal the index of refraction for a medium in which the speed of light is 2.012*10^8 meter per seconds
  59. Physics

    What is the critical angle (in degrees) for a ray of light coming from a medium with an index of refraction of 1.4 to a medium with an index of refraction of 1.2? label the unit.
  60. 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.
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. 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 ρ = 2770 kg/m3,
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. 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.
  73. 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
  74. Physics

    Which of the following statements is not true about refraction? Refraction occurs when light's velocity changes. The angle between the refracted ray and the normal is called the angle of refraction. When light moves from a rarer to a denser medium, it
  75. Physics

    Which of the following statements is not true about refraction? Refraction occurs when light's velocity changes. The angle between the refracted ray and the normal is called the angle of refraction. When light moves from a rarer to a denser medium, it
  76. Physics

    Which of the following statements is not true about refraction? Refraction occurs when light's velocity changes. The angle between the refracted ray and the normal is called the angle of refraction. When light moves from a rarer to a denser medium, it
  77. 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
  78. 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
  79. 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
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. 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
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. 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
  88. Physics

    A ray of light of frequency is 5.09 x 10^14 Hz is traveling from water to medium X. The angle of incidence in water is 45 degrees and the angle of refraction in Medium X is 29 degrees. The index of refraction of Medium X is 1.94. Calculate the wavelength
  89. 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
  90. 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?
  91. Science

    Q12: A light ray is travelling from a medium with a larger index of refraction to a medium with a smaller index of refraction. Describe what happens as the angle of incidence gets larger and larger. Include the concept of the critical angle in your
  92. 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
  93. 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
  94. 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
  95. 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
  96. 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
  97. 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
  98. 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.)
  99. 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
  100. physics

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