Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12
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An Air Bubble is Formed Inside Water. Does It Act as a Converging Lens Or a Diverging Lens? - Physics

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An air bubble is formed inside water. Does it act as a converging lens or a diverging lens?

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Solution

It will act as a diverging lens. This is because the refractive index of air is less than that of water. Thus, light will diverge after passing through the bubble.

Concept: Refraction at Spherical Surfaces and by Lenses - Combination of Thin Lenses in Contact
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HC Verma Class 11, 12 Concepts of Physics 1
Chapter 18 Geometrical Optics
Short Answers | Q 14 | Page 410
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