What is the relation between refractive index and temperature.

Asked by  | 19th May, 2009, 05:36: PM

Expert Answer:

Though the refractive index decreases with temperature, this change is very less. ( It decreases by .00045 at every 1°C increase in temperature) . Hence these refractive indices ,practically ,can never be made equal.

Answered by  | 20th May, 2009, 12:24: PM

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