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Q: Light optics ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Light optics
Category: Science > Instruments and Methods
Asked by: rangemaster-ga
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Posted: 11 Aug 2005 11:52 PDT
Expires: 10 Sep 2005 11:52 PDT
Question ID: 554537
What is the relationship between the "critical angle" of a material
and its "refractive index"?
Subject: Re: Light optics
Answered By: landog-ga on 11 Aug 2005 23:42 PDT


The formula equating the critical angle to n (refractive index) is 
critical angle = sin-1(1 / n).

*Please go to the above link to see the equation in a clearer
formatted way and also read more on the fundamental concepts of
Refractive Index and Critical Angle relations.

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