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Chapter 27 Wave Optics
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Speed of Light in Media Speed of light in media v, v=c/n, = speed of light in a vacuum n average speed of light in a medium c n v Index of refraction or refractive index •For a vacuum, n = 1 •(we assume n = 1 for air, also) •For other media, n > 1
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