Refraction in a Triangular Prism

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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 (October 2018)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


Details

The angles are:

Reference

[1] A. Halpern, 3,000 Solved Problems in Physics, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988.


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