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# HW14 - the light travel in the second medium than the first...

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1 Homework 14 1. Yellow light travels 0.680 times as fast in a certain type of plastic than in a vacuum. What is the index of refraction for yellow light in the plastic? 2. Red light travels at 2.07×10 8 m/s in a particular type of oil. What is the index of refraction for red light in the oil? 3. A beam of light travels from a medium with an index of refraction of 1.25 to a medium with an index of refraction of 1.46. If the incoming beam makes an angle of 14.0° with the normal, at what angle from the normal will it refract? 4. A beam of light travels from a medium with an index of refraction of 1.65 to a medium with an index of refraction of 1.30. If the beam refracts at an angle of 23.5° from the normal, at what angle to the normal did it enter the second medium? 5. A beam of light travels from one medium to another, with the incident beam making an angle of 19.0° from the normal. The beam then refracts at an angle of 32.0°. How many times faster does
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Unformatted text preview: the light travel in the second medium than the first? 6. A glass of water ( n = 1.33) has a layer of vegetable oil ( n = 1.47) floating on top. A beam of light enters the oil from above the glass with an incident angle of 57.0°. What is the refraction angle of the light leaving the oil-water interface? 7. A ring consists of a diamond ( n = 2.42) and another jewel mounted side by side on a flat plate. Their top surfaces are also parallel to the plate. When laser light is aimed at the ring at 80.0° to the normal, the refraction angle in the diamond is 11.1° less (from the normal) than the refraction angle in the other jewel. What is the index of refraction of this other jewel? 8. A point source of light is at the bottom of a koi pond, at a depth of 0.525 meters. What is the radius of the circle of light formed on the water's surface? Take the index of refraction of water to be 1.33....
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