how total internal reflection occur in the brilliance of diamond

Asked by mahesh yadav | 26th Nov, 2013, 10:21: PM

Expert Answer:

A diamond is shaped with various curves on its surface. Light enters the diamond at an angle greater than critical angle at few of its edges. This light totally internally reflects and comes out giving the diamond its bright shine.

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 27th Nov, 2013, 10:15: AM

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