29_Ch 22 College Physics ProblemCH22 Reflection and Refraction of Light

29_Ch 22 College Physics ProblemCH22 Reflection and Refraction of Light

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Reflection and Refraction of Light 261 22.57 Refer to the figure given at the right. () ( ) 12 43 min δ αε θ =+= − + − abc bcd Note that triangles and are congruent. Therefore, β γ = 23 and their complementary angles are also equal, or 1 sin n = . From Snell’s law at point a , 2 sin = (1) and at point d , sin sin n = Since = , comparison of these results shows that 41 = , so ( ) 2 min =− . But, ( ) 2 90 90 90 2 A θβ = °− = , or
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course PHYS 2020 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at FIU.

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