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ERIC Number: EJ288645
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Questions Students Ask: What Causes Total Internal Reflection?
Giancoli, Douglas
Physics Teacher, v21 n8 p539 Nov 1983
Provides a detailed, non-mathematical analysis of total internal reflection based on the interaction of light and matter and the principle of superposition. Discusses factors affecting the critical angle and the percent of the incident beam that is refracted and reflected. (JM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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