PHY  2054   Physics II,     Spring 2000
Profs.   J. Robert
Buchler   and   Jim R. Ipser
Below I will post notes of interest as they become appropriate
Figure 23.14 in the textbook is WRONG
To see the error more clearly draw a radius-line from the center of the circle (on right)
to one of the points where a ray is refracted.
It would take a very unusual material with a negative index of refraction to
produce the refraction that is shown in this figure!
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