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SNELL/DESCARTES LAW

 

REFRACTION of LIGHT

SNELL/DESCARTES LAW

 

 

Description: This interactive simulation makes it possible to find Snell-Descartes' law when a laser beam passes from air to water, to plexiglass, to diamond. The phenomenon of total reflection is observable.

 

Definition

Refraction: In physics, refraction is the change in direction of a wave passing from one medium to another (lens) or from a gradual change in the medium (mirage).

 

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