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The Reason for Total Internal Deflection

  1. Aug 19, 2012 #1
    How can wave optics explain total internal reflection?
     
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  3. Aug 20, 2012 #2

    Drakkith

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    What are your thoughts on how it explains the effect?
     
  4. Aug 24, 2012 #3

    Claude Bile

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    Consider the fact that wave fronts must be continuous across a boundary.

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