Oe-3 Total Internal Reflection (Using Microwaves)

Aim

To demonstrate total internal reflection in a wax prism using 3 cm microwaves.

Apparatus

  • Wax prism
  • Microwave apparaus

Total Internal Reflection Microwaves

Internal Reflections Microwaves Setup.

Description

The microwave transmitter is directed towards the prism and the receiver displays a maximum at the position shown.

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