The refractive index of diamond is 2.42. What is the meaning of this statement?

Asked by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago |  272

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Solution :-

Diamond has a refractive index of 2.42 which means that the speed of light in diamond will reduce by a factor of 2.42 as compared to its speed in the air.

In other words, the speed of light in diamond is 1/2.42 times the speed of light in vacuum.

Answered by Shivani Kumari | 2 years ago

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