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RI using Michelson Interferometer, help please

  1. Oct 31, 2003 #1
    I'm doing a college project, and part of it involves finding the refractive index of a microscope cover slip. I am using a Michelson Interferometer, but the handbook for it is really badly written and coming to pieces, so I am a bit lost.

    This is what I have got so far:
    All that may or may not make much sense, but I what I really need to know is how to use my measurements to find the RI of this glass.

    I know I could ask the manufacturer, but that is not allowed as part of the project.
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