# The two media are lossless dielectrics with n1>n2

## Homework Statement

The two media are lossless dielectrics with n1>n2. If θ exceeds thtee critical angle,
state how b affects the amplitude and phase of the reflected wave, and give a physical
reason for your statement
θ:angle between incident wave and normal line
b:distance between

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EM wave through the media

## Homework Statement

The two media are lossless dielectrics with n1>n2. If θ exceeds the critical angle,
state how b affects the amplitude and phase of the reflected wave, and give a physical
reason for your statement
θ:angle between incident wave and normal line
b:distance between
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## Homework Statement

The two media are lossless dielectrics with n1>n2. If θ exceeds thtee critical angle,
state how b affects the amplitude and phase of the reflected wave, and give a physical
reason for your statement
θ:angle between incident wave and normal line
b:distance between
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## The Attempt at a Solution

Hello tony8. Welcome to PF !

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EM wave through the media

## Homework Statement

The two media are lossless dielectrics with n1>n2. If θ exceeds the critical angle,
state how b affects the amplitude and phase of the reflected wave, and give a physical
reason for your statement
n:index of refraction
θ:angle between incident wave and normal line
b:distance between

## The Attempt at a Solution

I think the EM wave would totally reflect
I am confused why b will affect the reflected wave