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

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

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
By saying that the refractive index of diamond is 2.42, we mean that the speed of light in diamond is lower by a factor of 2.42 relative to that in vacuum.

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