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Reflection, transparency and Absorption

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What are the properties that make materials reflect or absorb a certain EM wave or just allow it to pass through ( transparency ) ??
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Start by reading the General Physics FAQ subforum.

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Start by reading the General Physics FAQ subforum.

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Thanks a lot for guiding me " smile " but I don't think I could find an answer for my question there

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Reflection, transparency and Absorption

Does that mean that you read this and didn't see the relevance?

http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=511177

Really?

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Does that mean that you read this and didn't see the relevance?

http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=511177

Really?

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The title "Do Photons Move Slower in a Solid Medium?" Does not show the relevance but the article actually shows.


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