Light Ray Passing through a Transparent Plate

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A light ray passes from medium 1 with index of refraction through a plate with index of refraction and continues back out again into medium 1. The path depends on the ratio , the thickness of the plate , and the angle of incidence .

Contributed by: Volodymyr Holovatsky (Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine) (March 2011)
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