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When will I get total reflection?

  1. Dec 14, 2011 #1
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    When will I get total reflection? sin(theta)>1?
     

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  3. Dec 14, 2011 #2

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    Does the direction of the light ray change when it traverses a plan-parallel slab?

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  4. Dec 14, 2011 #3
    It does,I guess...
     
  5. Dec 14, 2011 #4

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    And how much does it change? Can you follow the ray by applying Snell's Law?

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  6. Dec 14, 2011 #5
    Thank you!
     
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