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Refraction in a Triangular Prism
A ray of light is incident at
on a prism with apex angle (refracting angle)
and index of refraction
. This Demonstration shows the ray passing through and leaving the prism.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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Reference
[1] A. Halpern,
3,000 Solved Problems in Physics
, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988.
RELATED LINKS
Dispersion of Light through a Prism
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Refraction through Parallel Faces
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Fermat's Principle and Snell's Law
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Refraction through a Semicylindrical Prism
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Laws of Reflection and Refraction via Huygens's Principle
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Izidor Hafner
"
Refraction in a Triangular Prism
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/RefractionInATriangularPrism/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: October 19, 2018
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