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Name: Total Internal Reflection
ID: m42462
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Explain the phenomenon of total internal reflection.
  • Describe the workings and uses of fiber optics.
  • Analyze the reason for the sparkle of diamonds.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Corner reflector, Critical angle, Diamond, Endoscope, Fiber optics, Fibers, Mirror, Point masses, Reflection, Reflector, Total internal reflection, Total reflection, Zircon
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:18 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2012 9:37 pm -0500

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Version: 1.5 Jul 5, 2012 9:37 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 10:20 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 3:27 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 16, 2012 4:31 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 7:01 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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