Speed of light in water is 2.25 * 10^8 ms^-1 and speed of light in glass is 2 * 10^8 ms^-1. Which is the denser medium?

Asked by  | 17th Sep, 2012, 12:51: PM

Expert Answer:

the speed of light in a medium is inversely proportional to the refractive index of the medium
thus glass has a higher refractive index.

Answered by  | 18th Sep, 2012, 11:59: PM

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