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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Total Internal Reflection-Aquarium

PIRA 6A44.20

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Description:

Light can be totally internally reflected off the bottom of an aquarium filled with dyed water. Once the "critical angle" is passed, no light will exit the bottom of the aquarium.

Recipe and
Location:

Aquarium
Lab Jacks
Light Source
Flourescene Dye

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Aquarium Internal Reflection

Real Video:

Aquarium Internal Reflection

Notes:

none at this time

 

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