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1 Chapter 22 Reflection and Refraction of Light 1. Dual nature of light 2. Geometric optics 3. Reflection and Refraction 4. Dispersion 5. Huygen’s Principle 6. Total Internal Reflection
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2 A Brief History of Light s 1000 AD s It was proposed that light consisted of tiny particles s Newton s Used this particle model to explain reflection and refraction s Huygens s 1678 s Explained many properties of light by proposing light was wave-like
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3 A Brief History of Light, cont s Young s 1801 s Strong support for wave theory by showing interference s Maxwell s 1865 s Electromagnetic waves travel at the speed of light
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4 A Brief History of Light, final s Planck s EM radiation is quantized s Implies particles s Explained light spectrum emitted by hot objects s Einstein s Particle nature of light s Explained the photoelectric effect
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The Particle Nature of Light s What is a photon? s How do I calculate its energy? s Can photon have a wave nature? s What about experiments to test such theories? s
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