What is the Refractive Index of the Medium, If the Polarising Angle for a Given Medium is 60° - Physics

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If the polarising angle for a given medium is 60°, then the refractive index of the medium is.................

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  • `1/sqrt3`

  • `sqrt(3/2)`

  • 1

  • `sqrt3` 

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Solution

√3
Refractive index,μ = tan iP 
→ μ = tan60°

∴ μ = √3

Concept: Polarisation
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2015-2016 (March)

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