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Calculate Brewster angle for glass

  1. Jan 30, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Glasses have a variety of different refractive indices. Calculate the Brewster angle for a glass with a refractive index of 1.5.


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    3. The attempt at a solution

    tan(θB) = n2/n1
    tan(θB) = 1.5/1
    θB = 56.31 degrees
     
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  3. Jan 30, 2012 #2

    SammyS

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    Looks good !
     
  4. Jan 31, 2012 #3
    Thank you
     
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