250CHAPTER 22 22.34When surrounded by air (, the critical angle of a material is )21.00n=111inmaterialnn−−21sinscnθ==(a) For diamond, 11sin24.42.419−c°(b) For flint glass, 11sin37.01.66c−°22.35When surrounded by water ( )21.333n=, the critical angle of a material is 21sinsincn1.333material(a) For diamond, 11.333sin33.42.419−c°(b) For flint glass, 11.333sin53.41.66c−°22.36Using Snell’s law, the index of refraction of the liquid is found to be ( )1.00 sin30.0sin1.33sinsin22.0airiliquidrnn°=°Thus, 1.00sinsin48.51.33aircliquidnn===°122.37When light attempts to cross a boundary from one medium of refractive index into a new medium of refractive index n1n2n<, total internal reflection will occur if the angle of
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