Refraction

Laser light is shown passing through a rectangular block of lucite. It bends towards the normal as it enters the lucite. As it exits the lucite into air, it bends away from the normal.

 

For more information about the physics of refraction and Snell's law, visit The Physics Classroom Tutorial - www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/refrn/index.cfm.

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Taken on October 13, 2010