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Is BREWSTERS LAW only applicable if the first medium is air?

Is BREWSTERS LAW only applicable if the first medium is air?

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Aziz Alam IIT Roorkee
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8 years ago
No, the Brewster’s Law is applicable of any two medium oof interest.
It is not necessary that the first medium is air.

David Brewster proposed that,

\theta =arctan (n_1/n_2)
where\thetais the brewster’s angle and n1& n2are the refractive indeices of two medium

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