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## Homework Statement

The complex index of refraction of silver at 532 nm is [tex]\tilde{n} = 0.13 + 3.19i[/tex]. What is the transmission for this light through a layer of silver that is one wavelength (in the medium) thick? In this problem, don't worry about reflections from the boundaries, just consider the absorption loss in the silver itself.

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## The Attempt at a Solution

So I'm assuming that I can neglect the real part altogether since the problem states to ignore the reflections from boundaries.

I also know that [tex]\tilde{n} = a + \frac{\alpha}{2k_0}[/tex].

I know the fresnel coefficients for reflection but they were to annoying to put in. So can I just calculate reflection then get T = 1 - R?

If I'm on the right path just let me know cause I feel lost with this problem.