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Physics238Chapter22(Homework)
CurrentScore:18/20

AdelBamakhish
Physics238,section01,Spring2015
Instructor:C.J.Tymczak

Due:Tuesday,May12201511:59PMCDT

1. 1/1points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.001.

DuringtheApolloXIMoonlanding,aretroreflectingpanelwaserectedontheMoon'ssurface.The
speedoflightcanbefoundbymeasuringthetimeittakesalaserbeamtotravelfromEarth,
reflectfromthepanel,andreturntoEarth.Ifthisintervalisfoundtobe2.51s,whatisthe
measuredspeedoflight?TakethecentertocenterdistancefromEarthtoMoontobe
3.84108m.AssumethattheMoonisdirectlyoverheadanddonotneglectthesizesoftheEarth
andMoon.(AssumetheradiusoftheEarthandtheMoonare6380kmand1740kmrespectively.)
2.995*10**8

m/s

2. 4/4points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.002.

(a)Whatistheenergyinjoulesofanxrayphotonwithwavelength1.941010m?
1.025*10**15

(b)Converttheenergytoelectronvolts.
6.407

keV

(c)Ifmorepenetratingxraysaredesired,shouldthewavelengthbeincreasedordecreased?
increased
decreased

(d)Shouldthefrequencybeincreasedordecreased?
increased
decreased

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3. 2/2points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.003.MI.FB.

Findtheenergyofthefollowing.Expressyouranswersinunitsofelectronvolts,notingthat
1eV=1.60 1019J.
(a)aphotonhavingafrequencyof9.00 1017Hz

3729.37

eV

(b)aphotonhavingawavelengthof4.20 102nm

2.95

eV

4. 2/2points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.008.WI.

Thetwomirrorsinthefigurebelowmeetatarightangle.Thebeamoflightintheverticalplane
Pstrikesmirror1at1=32.0asshown.

(a)Determinethedistancethereflectedlightbeamtravelsbeforestrikingmirror2.

2.35

(b)Inwhatdirectiondoesthelightbeamtravelafterbeingreflectedfrommirror2?

58

abovethehorizontal

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5. 1/1points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.028.WI.

Acertainkindofglasshasanindexofrefractionof1.660forbluelightofwavelength440nmand
anindexof1.620forredlightofwavelength690nm.Ifabeamcontainingthesetwocolorsis
incidentatanangleof30.0onapieceofthisglass,whatistheanglebetweenthetwobeams
insidetheglass?

0.44

6. 0/2points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.029.

Theindexofrefractionforredlightinwateris1.331andthatforbluelightis1.340.Ifarayof
whitelightentersthewateratanangleofincidenceof67.50,whataretheunderwateranglesof
refractionfortheblueandredcomponentsofthelight?(Enteryouranswerstoatleasttwo
decimalplaces.)
(a)bluecomponent
43.58

(b)redcomponent

43.95

7. 3/3points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.034.

Forlightofwavelength589nm,calculatethecriticalanglesforthefollowingsubstanceswhen
surroundedbyair.
ethylalcohol

47.33

fluorite

44.37

sodiumchloride 40.36

8. 3/3points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.035.

Forlightofwavelength589nm,calculatethecriticalanglesforthefollowingsubstanceswhen
surroundedbywater.
water

glycerine 64.54

diamond 33.35

90

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9. 1/1points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.038.

Determinethemaximumangleforwhichthelightraysincidentontheendofthelightpipein
thefigurebelowaresubjecttototalinternalreflectionalongthewallsofthepipe.Assumethe
lightpipehasanindexofrefractionof1.37andtheoutsidemediumisair.
69.46

10.1/1points|PreviousAnswersSerCP1022.P.045.

Alayeroficehavingparallelsidesfloatsonwater.Iflightisincidentontheuppersurfaceofthe
iceatanangleofincidenceof36.6,whatistheangleofrefractioninthewater?
26.63

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