# 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?