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Павел Алексеевич Черенков And Maxwell
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Speed of light in a medium I run slower in water than I do on a track. Similarly, matter impedes the movement of light, and light does not necessarily travel at c(=3 X 10^8 m/s) inside a medium, like glass, water, air, etc. ‘c’ is the speed of light in a vacuum. frequency is constant n=c/v, called the index of refraction. n>1 always.
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Cerenkov radiation is to light as a sonic boom is to sound
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course PHY 2005 taught by Professor Lee during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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