What Determines the Intensity in the Photon Picture of Light? - Physics

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When monochromatic light is incident on a surface separating two media, the reflected and refracted light both have the same frequency as the incident frequency.

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Frequency and wavelength of light are related as


where v is the velocity of light. As the wave travels from one medium to another, the wavelength of light changes changing the speed of light with it. The frequency remains constant. 

Concept: Refraction of Monochromatic Light
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2015-2016 (March) All India Set 2 C

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