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Jelly Optics

substances, it often bends. This is called refraction. Refraction is the bending of a wave when it enters a medium where its speed is different. The refraction of light when it passes from a fast medium to a slow medium bends the light ray toward the normal to the boundary between the two media. Refraction is responsible for image formation by lenses and the eye. A. Statement of the Problem Is jelly an effective substitute for lenses in studying refraction of light? B. Hypothesis If...

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All About Rainbw

because of the process of bending light knows as Refraction. different colors of light bend at different angles when they refract. When light from the sun enters a droplet of rain, it refracts a tiny bit causing the colors of light to spread apart, the light then bounces, or reflects, off of the back of the droppled and refracts once again as it leave the dropplet on the same side it entered. By the time the light reaches your eyes the refraction is so noticeable that you see all the colors of sunlight...

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Ultrasonic Testing Formula

= E= r= m= Longitudinal Wave Velocity Modulus of Elasticity Density Poisson's Ratio 6. Shear Wave Velocity W here: Vs = E= r= m= G= Shear Wave Velocity Modulus of Elasticity Density Poisson's Ratio Shear Modulus 7. Refraction - Snell's Law: That is the ratio of sine of the angle to the respective wave velocities are proportional. Where: qI = qR = V1 = V2 = Angle of the Incident Wave Angle of the Reflected Wave Velocity of Incident Wave Velocity of Reflected...

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Tutorial: Optics and Cm

PC1222 Fundamentals of Physics II Tutorial 8 1. Refraction of Light I. When a man stands near the edge of an empty drainage ditch of depth 2.80 m, he can barely see the boundary between the opposite wall and bottom of the ditch as shown. The distance from his eyes to the ground is 1.85 m. (a) What is the horizontal distance d from the man to the edge of the drainage ditch? (b) After the drainage ditch is filled with water as shown, what is the maximum distance x the man can stand from the edge...

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How Do Rainbows Form?

the light we see as a rainbow. The light hits the raindrop and is dispersed or split like going through a prism. Then, the separated colors are reflected off the backside of the drop and then exit where they are refracted again, as the index of refraction index changes between water and air. Each raindrop contributes only one color to the rainbow that you see. In looking at a rainbow, you are seeing the collective picture made by millions of raindrops. (figure 1) figure 1. The raindrops that...

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Science Sylaabus for Class 10th

principal focus, focal length. Mirror Formula (Derivation not required), Magnification. Refraction; laws of refraction, refractive index. Refraction of light by spherical lens, Image formed by spherical lenses, Lens formula (Derivation not required), Magnification. Power of a lens; Functioning of a lens in human eye, defects of vision and their corrections, applications of spherical mirrors and lenses. Refraction of light through a prism, dispersion of light, scattering of light, applications in daily...

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Home Work 7

of incidence did it hit the air-water interface from below the surface? Express your answer using three significant figures. ANSWER: θ= ∘ Problem 23.36 The critical angle for a certain liquid-air surface is 47.5∘ . Part A What is the index of refraction of the liquid? Express your answer using three significant figures. ANSWER: https://session.masteringphysics.com/myct/assignmentPrintView?assignmentID=3348581 Page 3 of 6 Home Work 7 3/3/15, 9:30 AM n= Problem 23.44 A certain lens focuses...

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Refractive Index

 Pencil THEORY: Refraction:    In a homogenous medium, light travels along a straight line, but whenever it falls on a surface of another medium, a very small fraction of it is reflected back and most of the light passes into the medium, though with a change of direction.  This phenomenon of the bending of light at the surface of separation of the two medium is called refraction of light. Causes of refraction: This phenomenon of refraction takes place when a beam of light...

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Never Before Seen

T. 34. Refraction is a bending that occurs when a wave moves from one medium to another at an angle and changes speed. _________________________ F. 40. A wave bending as it passes a point of land is an example of refraction. ___diffraction______________________ 43. The __amplitude__________________ of a mechanical wave is a direct measure of its energy. Short Answer Use the diagram to answer each question. 61. What does the person transfer to the rope by pulling it up and down at point...

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Dispersion and Its Types in Fiber Optics

Dispersion: The speed of light is slower in various materials than it is in a vacuum or outer space. When the light passes into a material at an angle, the light beam is bent or refracted according to Snell’s Law and the index of refraction of the material. But also, the speed of light through a material varies slightly with the wavelength or frequency of the light. Thus, each wavelength is refracted at a slightly different angle when passing through a material at an angle. This spreading out of...

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