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Problem 34.10: Refraction and colors of light

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Light rays from a beam source, initially in air, are shown incident on a piece of glass. You can change the wavelength of light by moving the slider. Restart. Which animation is correct? Explain.

Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.
Script authored by Morten Brydensholt and modified by Anne J. Cox.

Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.

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