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Q. A ray of light is incident in air on a block of a transparent solid whose index of refraction is n. If n = 1.34, what is the largest angle of incid...

Solved • May 19, 2020

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Q. Please explain the following in detail:Can sound undergo total internal reflection at a smooth interface between air and water? Yes or NoIf so, in ...

Solved • May 7, 2020

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Q. If the index of refraction of a material is 2, this means that light travelsA) 2 times as fast in the material as it does in air.B) 2 times as fast...

Solved • May 5, 2020

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Q. A tank whose bottom is a mirror is filled with water to a depth of 19.4. A small fish floats motionless 7.10 under the surface of the water.Part AW...

Solved • May 2, 2020

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Q. Part AWhat is the speed of light in ethyl alcohol (n = 1.36)?Part BWhat is the speed of light in lucite (n = 1.50)?Part CWhat is the speed of light...

Solved • May 2, 2020

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Q. On the Moon's surface, lunar astronauts placed a corner reflector, off which a laser beam is periodically reflected. The distance to the Moon is ca...

Solved • May 1, 2020

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Q. Light enters air from water. The angle of refraction will bea) equal to the angle of incidence.b) less than the angle of incidence.c) greater than ...

Solved • May 1, 2020

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Q. Please explain the following in detail:Can light undergo total internal reflection at a smooth interface between air and water? Yes or NoIf so, in ...

Solved • Apr 30, 2020

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Q. What is the critical angle for light traveling from crown glass (n = 1.52) into water (n = 1.33)?

Solved • Apr 29, 2020

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Q. A thin glass rod is submerged in oil.What is the critical angle for light traveling inside the rod?

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. When light goes from one material into another material having a HIGHER index of refraction.A) its speed decreases but its wavelength and frequency...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. Consider a diamond surrounded by air.A) By how much (in degrees) do the critical angles for total internal reflection differ for red (660 nm) light...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

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Q. A scuba driver in a lake aims her underwater spotlight at the lake surface. (a) If the beam makes a 75° angle of incidence with respect to a normal...

Solved • Apr 24, 2020

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Q. Suppose the speed of light in a particular medium is 2.012 times 108 m/s. Part (a) Calculate the index of refraction for the medium. Part (b) Based...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. To a fish, the 4.20 mm thick aquarium walls appear to be only 3.80 mm thick. What is the index of refraction of the walls?

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

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Q. A laser beam passing from n medium 1 to medium 2 is refracted as shown. Which is true?A. n1 < n2. B. n1 > n2. C. There's not enough informati...

Solved • Apr 14, 2020

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Q. An underwater diver sees the sun 60° above horizontal.How high is the sun above the horizon to a fisherman in a boat above the diver? Express your ...

Solved • Apr 7, 2020

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Q. A beam of white light is incident on a triangular glass prism with an index of refraction of about 1.5 for visible light, producing a spectrum. Ini...

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. Light of wavelength 862 nm is incident on the face of a silica prism at an angle of θ  1 = 74.1° (with respect to the normal to the surface). The a...

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. A narrow beam of light passes through a plate of glass with thickness 1.03 cm and a refractive index 1.46. The beam enters from air at an angle 20....

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. Consider a light ray which enters from air to a liquid, where the index of refraction of the liquid is given by n = √2. Denote the wavelength and t...

Solved • Jun 23, 2017

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Q. A ray of light traveling in air is incident on the surface of a block of clear ice (of index 1.309) at an angle of 43.4° with the normal. Part of t...

Solved • Jun 20, 2017

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Q. Light strikes a glass plate at an angle of incidence of 60 degrees. Part of the beam is reflected and part is refracted. It is observed that the re...

Solved • May 9, 2017

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Q. A submarine is 400 m horizontally from the shore of a freshwater lake and 100 m beneath the surface of the water. A laser beam is sent from the sub...

Solved • Apr 27, 2017

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Q. As shown at right below, a laser is directed into a water tank (filled with water having an index of refraction n2 at the laser wavelength) at an a...

Solved • Apr 10, 2017

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Q. As shown at right below, a laser is directed into a water tank (filled with water having an index of refraction n2 at the laser wavelength) at an a...

Solved • Apr 10, 2017

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Q. Consider a spherical rain drop in the air. A laser beam is directed at the rain drop from the left and slightly above the central axis (see figures...

Solved • Apr 10, 2017

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Q. Light in air is shone on the surface of oil with an index of refraction of 1.25. Beneath the layer of oil is water, which has an index of refractio...

Solved • Mar 22, 2017

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Q. A prism with angles of 60°-60° -60° and refractive index of 1.6 is partially immersed in an oil with n=1.2 as shown. A light beam entering from air...

Solved • Mar 13, 2017

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Q. The index of refraction for red light in water is 1.331 and that for blue is 1.340. If the incident angle of a white light beam is 83°, what is the...

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. The figure shows the path of a portion of a ray of light as it passes through three different materials. Note: The figure is drawn to scale. What ...

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. A light beam shown in the figure makes an angle of 30° with the normal to the air-oil surface. Determine the angle θ.a. 22.2°b. 24.7°c. 40.5°d. 37.0°

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. Light passes from air into some other medium. The light enters with an incident angle of 40o and a wavelength of 425 nm, and passes through the bou...

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. A person in the air above the water in a swimming pool looks straight down into the water (n = 1.33) at a diamond ring that lies on the bottom of t...

Solved • Feb 1, 2017

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Q. A ray of light traveling in material a strikes the interface between materials  a and b and refracts into material b. In material a, the light make...

Solved • Feb 1, 2017

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Q. Light goes from flint glass into ethanol. The angle of refraction in the ethanol is 24.8°, the index of refraction for flint glass is 1.61, and the...

Solved • Jan 12, 2017

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Q. A tank holds a layer of oil, 1.65 m thick, which floats on a layer of syrup that is 0.83 m thick as shown in the figure. Both liquids are clear and...

Solved • Jan 11, 2017

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Q. Light of wavelength 475nm in vacuum enters a plastic as shown in Fig. 1. Measurements of the light in the plastic indicate that its wavelength ther...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017

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Q. Light of wavelength 475nm in vacuum enters a plastic as shown in Fig. 1. Measurements of the light in the plastic indicate that its wavelength ther...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017