show that the ray of light ,on passing through the parallel sided slab of refractive index n, undergoes a lateral displacement.

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  1. 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

  2. physics

    please check these for me: What is the wavelength of microwaves of 3.0*10^9 Hz frequency? a. 0.050m b. 0.060m c. 0.10 m d. 0.20 m C If a light ray strikes a flat mirror at an angle of 30deg from the normal, the ray will be reflected at an angle of a. 30deg

  3. Solar Energy Help ASAP

    Let's assume that solar light reaches a silicon solar cell with an angle of incidence of θi=0o. For simplicity, let's consider the refractive index of silicon to be nSi=3.5. The refractive index of air is nair=1. What percentage of light would be lost due

  4. Science

    A ray of light approaches a jar of honey at an angle of 30.0 degrees. If the angle of refraction is 19.5 degrees, what is the refractive index of honey?

  5. Physics

    What is the angle of refraction of a light ray that enters the surface of a calm lake from air at an angle of 45o to the normal? The refractive index of water is 1.333. I don't even know how to start this or what the formula is. Thanks for your help in

  6. 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

  7. Physics

    A ray of light enters a glass block from air at an angle of incidence of 50 degrees. The angle of refraction is 30 degrees. What is the refractive index of the glass? What is the value of critical angle for this glass? Thank you :)

  8. 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

  9. physics

    A slab of copper of thickness b = 1.566 mm is thrust into a parallel-plate capacitor of C = 4.00×10-11 F of gap d = 10.0 mm, as shown in the figure; it is centered exactly halfway between the plates. If a charge q = 3.00×10-6 C is maintained on the

  10. Physics

    Light from luminous point at the bottom of the glass slab of thickness 3 cm strikes the upper surface.The rays which are totally reflected at the top surface outline a circle of radius 2.4cm. Find refractive index of glass.

  11. 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.

  12. physics

    Given a slab with refractive index n=1.33 and incident light striking the top horizontal face at angle i.The maximum value of i for which total internal reflection occurs is:

  13. Physics

    A ray of light is incident at an angle of 30° on a glass prism of refractive index 1.5 . calculate the angle through which the ray is minimally deviated in the prism.(the medium surrounding the prism is air)

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. science

    A ray of light travelling in air strikes water by making angle 30 calculate angle of reflection if refractive index of glass is 1.5

  17. physics

    a glass plate 0.9m thick has a refractive index of 1.5.how long does it take a pulse of light to pass through it

  18. physics

    show that nsini =constant where n is refractive index and i is angle of incidence

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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.

  23. 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?

  24. Science

    Water and glass with refractive index of 1.5 are interface. If the incident ray from the water makes an angle of 60 degree with the normal find the direction of the reflected and refracted ray Take refractive index of water to 1.33

  25. physics

    a) A stepped optical fiber consists of a central cylindrical core of refractive index n1 and a cladding of refractive index n2. Show that the maximum acceptable angle at which light enters the plane end of the core of the fiber from air is èmax = (sin^-1)

  26. physics

    Light is incident from air onto a flat transparent slab of material, at an angle of 62.2° with the normal. The reflected ray and the refracted ray are perpendicular to each other. What is the index of refraction of the transparent substance?

  27. Physics

    A ray of light is incident at an angle of 30° on a glass prime of refractive index 1.5 . calculate the angle through which the ray is minimally deviated in the prime.

  28. 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

  29. physics

    The 45-45-90 triangular prism shown in the figure has an index of refraction of 1.58, and is surrounded by air. A ray of light is incident on the left face at an angle of 51.0°. The point of incidence is high enough that the refracted ray hits the

  30. 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?

  31. Physics

    1. For a particular piece of glass the refractive index for X- rays of wavelength 1.60 X 10^-6 less than unity. At what maximum angle, measured to the surface , must a beam of X-rays strike the glass to undergo total internal reflection? 2 An oil drop of

  32. physics

    When the ray of light travels from air to glass slab and strikes the surface of separation at 90 degree , then it ..........

  33. Physics

    A large fish tank is filled with water (of refractive index 1.33). One side of the tank is made of a parallel-sided piece of glass. A ray of light strikes the glass from the outside at an angle of incidence of 48. Estimate the angle through which this ray

  34. Physics

    The side of a fish tank is made up of a thick parallel sided piece of glass.The refractive index for glass is 1.52.A beam of light strikes the surface of the glass at an angle of 46 degrees with rspect to the normal.What direction will the beam move in the

  35. Physics

    The refractive index of a medium changes with the wavelength of incident light. Typically, the shorter the wavelength the larger the refractive index. Fused quartz has a refractive index of 1.47 for indigo light of 400 nm in wavelength, and a refractive

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. Physics HELPP !!

    The antireflecting coating works best if its refractive index is the square root of the refractive index of the lens inthe eye glasses. a) determine the refractive index of the lens that gives the best results

  40. 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

  41. Physics

    A non-reflecting single layer of a lens coating is to be deposited on a lens of refractive index n = 1.7. Determine the refractive index of a coating material and the thickness required to produce zero reflection for light of wavelength 540 nm.

  42. physics

    A parallel beam of light enters a clear plastic bead 2.50cm in diameter and refractive index 1.44 .the point beyond the bead are these rays brought to focus is Plz answer this question

  43. physics

    Light of certain wavelength in a vacuum has wavelength of 438 nm if it propagates in water and 390 nm if it propagates in benzene. Calculate the ratio of refractive index of water to the refractive index of benzene.

  44. Physics

    Light travels in a line of optical fiber by total internal reflection between a core of refractive index 1.48 and a cladding 1.46 refractive index. The critical angle for total internal reflection to occur inside the core of the fiber is ... 80.6º 48.8º

  45. Physics

    Prove, geometrically, that a ray of light entering a plate of glass always emerges in a direction parallel to the incident ray.

  46. FSK 114

    show that the ray of light ,on passing through the parallel sided slab of refractive index n, undergoes a lateral displacement.

  47. physics

    A light ray parallel to the optical axis of a glass sphere of radius R enters the sphere at height H above the axis (H

  48. Physics

    A light ray strikes a flat, L = 3.7 cm thick block of glass of refractive index 1.47 in the attached figure, at an angle of È = 340 with the normal. Calculate the lateral shift of the light ray, d.

  49. Physics

    A light ray strikes a flat, L = 3.7 cm thick block of glass of refractive index 1.47 in the attached figure, at an angle of È = 340 with the normal. Calculate the lateral shift of the light ray, d.

  50. physics

    A cup with refractive index n2 = 1.8 has outer radius b = 6.0 cm and inner radius a = 4.0 cm. It is filled with a liquid with refractive index n3 = 1.3. In the surrounding medium with n1 = 1.0,a ray of light travels along a trajectory that is at a

  51. physics

    A cup with refractive index n2 = 1.8 has outer radius b = 6.0 cm and inner radius a = 4.0 cm. It is filled with a liquid with refractive index n3 = 1.3. In the surrounding medium with n1 = 1.0,a ray of light travels along a trajectory that is at a

  52. physics

    A cup with refractive index n2 = 1.8 has outer radius b = 6.0 cm and inner radius a = 4.0 cm. It is filled with a liquid with refractive index n3 = 1.3. In the surrounding medium with n1 = 1.0,a ray of light travels along a trajectory that is at a

  53. physics

    A ray of light is incident at an angle of 20degrees to the normal on one face of an equilateral prismm made in glass of refractive index 1.523. Trace the ray of light through the prism and find the total deviation produced.

  54. physics

    monochromatic light of wavelength λ=800nm illuminates normally a thin liquid film with nf =4/3 and t=500nm lying on a glass of refractive index n=2.5 The liquids refractive index can be continuously increased up to some limiting value by applying a

  55. 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

  56. Physics

    A light ray of wavelength 610 nm is incident at an angle θ on the top surface of a block of polystyrene surrounded by water. Find the maximum value of θ for which the refracted ray will undergo total internal re- flection at the left vertical face of

  57. Physics

    Light is incident from water onto a flat transparent slab of material, at an angle of 48.8° with the normal. The reflected ray and the refracted ray are perpendicular to each other. What is the index of refraction of the transparent substance?

  58. 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

  59. 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

  60. physics

    A light ray strikes a flat, L = 1.6 cm thick block (depth) of glass of refractive index 1.49 at an angle of 30 with the normal. Calculate the lateral shift of the light ray, d. there is a digram showing the light ray continuing at the same angle (30* to

  61. 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

  62. Physics

    A slab of ice with parallel surfaces floats on water. What is the angle of refraction of a light ray in water if the light ray is incident on the upper ice surface with an angle of 60° to the normal?

  63. physics

    water and glass with refractive index of 1.5 are interfaced.if the incident ray are from the water makes an angle 60 degrees with the normal.find the direction of the reflected and refracted rays(given that refractive index of glass to water=1.33)

  64. 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

  65. physics

    calculate refractive index of a material if the incident ray is two third the reflected ray which is 60°?

  66. Physics

    Let's assume that solar light reaches a silicon solar cell with an angle of incidence of θi=0o. For simplicity, let's consider the refractive index of silicon to be nSi=3.5. The refractive index of air is nair=1. What percentage of light would be lost due

  67. 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

  68. physics

    A ray of light is incident at an angle of 20degrees to the normal on one face of an equilateral prism made in glass of refractive index 1.523. Find the total deviation produced.

  69. Solar

    Let's assume that solar light reaches a silicon solar cell with an angle of incidence of \(\theta_i=0^o\). For simplicity, let's consider the refractive index of silicon to be \(n_{Si}=3.5\). The refractive index of air is \(n_{air}=1\). What percentage of

  70. science

    A ray of light travelling in air strikes the water surface at an angle of 30 degree calculate the angle of refraction if refractive index of glass is 1.5

  71. Physics

    What is the angle of refraction of a light ray that enters the surface of a calm lake from air at an angle of 45 degrees to the normal? The refractive index of water is 1.333. 32.04 45.00 59.99 33.76 I was thinking A or D

  72. physics

    A narrow beam of light passes through a plate of glass with thickness 1.4 cm and a refractive index 1.55. The beam enters from air at an angle 23.5 . The goal is to calculate the deviation d of the ray as indicated in the figure.

  73. physics

    White light illuminates an oil film on water. Viewing it directly from above, it looks red. Assume that the reflected red light has a wavelength of 615 nm in air, and that the oil has a thickness of 2.430e-7 m. What is the refractive index of the oil?

  74. Physics

    A ray of light falls on one of two plane mirrors placed at an angle of 90 degrees. show that the direction of the ray after two reflections is parallel to the direction of the original ray.

  75. Physics

    The refractive index of a material is different for different wavelengths and colours of light. For most materials in the visible range of the electromagnetic spectrum, shorter wavelengths have larger refractive index compared to longer wavelengths. The

  76. science

    A ray of light travelling in air strike the water surface at an angle of 40° calculate the refractive index of water if angle of refraction is 29°

  77. Math

    Is this the correct way to measure the angle of refraction/incidence? Place the object whose refractive index you wish to measure on a clean sheet of paper and draw round it. Mark out, using dress making pins, a ray of light as it passes through the object

  78. physics

    What is the angle of refraction of a light ray that enters the surface of a calm lake from air at an angle of 45o to the normal? The refractive index of water is 1.333. Choose one answer. a. 32.04o b. 45.00o c. 59.99o d. 33.76o

  79. Physics

    suppose that the angle of incidence is 1 = 37.1°, the thickness of the pane is 4.17 mm, and the refractive index of the pane is n2 = 1.50. Find the amount (in mm) by which the emergent ray is displaced relative to the incident ray.

  80. Physics

    Hello, I'm totally lost on how to solve this physics problem. Where/how do I insert the variables?? "Light travels from one material with a refractive index (n1=1.5) to another material with refractive index (n2=1.7). If it strikes the surface at a 45°

  81. physics

    In the figure below, suppose that the angle of incidence is θ1 = 29.7°, the thickness of the glass pane is 5.46 mm, and the refractive index of the glass is n2 = 1.52. Find the amount (in mm) by which the emergent ray is displaced relative to the

  82. physics

    1)if angle of incidence is 56 and it is decreased by 15 dagree then draw the path of a ray by drawing a diagram by using exact value of angle of incidence and angle of refraction.as refractive index of glass is 1.5. 2)name the phenomenon of light which u

  83. Physics

    Light travels from one material with a refractive index (n1 = 1.5) to another material with refractive index (n2=1.7). If it strikes the surface at a 45° angle (also 45° to normal) What is the resulting angle (from the normal) in the second material? PLZ

  84. physics/chemistry

    Okay so I want to solve for refractive index. I'm given the dielectric constant and the permeability M. From what I understand the refractive index is frequency dependent. I'm just unsure what equation to use. n=(Er)^1/2 does not work because the

  85. physics/chem

    Okay so I want to solve for refractive index. I'm given the dielectric constant and the permeability M. From what I understand the refractive index is frequency dependent. I'm just unsure what equation to use. n=(Er)^1/2 does not work because the

  86. physics

    calculate the refractive index for a ray travelling from air to water given that the angle of incidence is 30degrees and the angle of refraction in the water is 22 degrees.Determine the speed of the ray in water.

  87. 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?

  88. ITT

    In the following diagram, a ray of light is incident on an air-glass boundary. 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?

  89. Physics

    A technician performs an experiment on a glass slap and finds that the critical angle for total internal reflection at the glass (refractive index n1) air (refractive index n2 = 1) interface is 43 +/- 2 deg. Find n1 and the associated error.

  90. Physics

    In successive experimental measurements, the refractive index of a glass turned out to be 1.54, 1.45, 1.53, 1.56, 1.44, 1.54. Calculate: i. Mean refractive index ii. Mean absolute error iii. Fractional error iv. Percentage error

  91. Physics again

    The equilateral glass prism shown has an index of refraction of 1.56. The prism is surrounded by air. A ray of light is incident on the middle of the left face of the prism. What is the smallest angle of incidence for which the ray of light will emerge

  92. physics

    Calculate the frequency in hertz, wavelength in nm, and the velocity in m/s of light inside a material with a refractive index of 1.39. In vacuum, the light has a wavelength of 514.5nm

  93. science

    When the ray of light travels from air to glass slab and strikes the surface of separation at 90 degree , then it ..........

  94. Physics

    A prism, made of glass of refractive index 1.50, has two plane faces at an angle 33 to each other. A ray of light enters the glass from one side perpendicular to that face and emerges through the other. Part A: As the ray enters the glass, what is its

  95. baliga

    If velocity of light is 3x10power 8 in air than what is the velocity of light in glass if refractive index is 1.4

  96. Physics

    The light ray strikes the hypotenuse of the prism at an angle of incidence greater than the critical angle. Find the angle phi of the ray as it leaves the base of the prism. The incident ray is perpendicular to the left side of the prism. (The index of

  97. physics

    When you look through a 3.7 mm thick window comprised of a material whose refractive index is 1.59, by what time interval is the light you see delayed by having to go through glass instead of air?

  98. physics

    When you look through a 3.7 mm thick window comprised of a material whose refractive index is 1.59, by what time interval is the light you see delayed by having to go through glass instead of air?

  99. Physics

    A small light is 13.0 cm below the surface of a liquid of refractive index 1.20. Viewed from above, the light appears to illuminate a circle on the surface of the water. What is the diameter of the circle?

  100. Physics

    Light of intensity 2 Wm^–2 is traveling through air (n = 1.0) is normally incident on a dielectric surface. If the intensity of the reflected light is 0.3 W m^–2 what is the refractive index of the dielectric material?

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