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What do you understand by Refractive Index (RI)?

What do you understand by Refractive Index (RI)?

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
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8 years ago
Therefractive indexn of an optical medium is defined as the ratio of the speed of light in vacuum, c = 299792458 m/s, and the phase velocity vphase of light in the medium.
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Apoorva Arora
IIT Roorkee
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