Mastering Physics Solutions: Exercise 22.34

Exercise 22.34

Part A = 3.3 m Click to use the calculator/solver for this part of the problem

Solution Below:

Assume all angles to be exact. A 45° – 90° – 45° prism (see the figure) is made of a material with an index of refraction of 1.85.

Part A

Can the prism be used to deflect a beam of light by 90° in air?


Part B

What about in water?


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