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Object magnification after Convex surface

  1. Dec 9, 2005 #1
    I have an object that is surrounded by air and sits a distance U=30 from a convex surface. The convex surface has a radius of R=5. The index of refraction of the refracting media is n=1.33. How do I determine the magnification of the object?
     
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  3. Dec 10, 2005 #2

    siddharth

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  4. Dec 10, 2005 #3
    It is not a thin lense. It is a convex interface between two materials.
     
  5. Dec 10, 2005 #4

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    My mistake then.
    The general equation of refraction at a spherical surface will be

    [tex] \frac{\mu_2}{v} - \frac{\mu_1}{u}=\frac{\mu_2 - \mu_1}{R} [/itex]
     
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