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Problem 34.1: Find index of refraction, two mediums
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A beam of parallel rays is shown passing through a medium surrounded by air. Both the position of the source and the angle of the source rays can be adjusted by click-dragging the circular hotspots. You can move the pink protractor around and use it to measure angles (position is given in meters and angle is given in degrees). Restart.
- What is the index of refraction of the inner medium?
- What is the angle of total internal reflection for the inner medium?
Problem authored by Melissa Dancy.