Asked Dec 25, 2019

A 25.0 - mW laser beam of diameter 2.00 mm is reflected at
normal incidence by a perfectly reflecting mirror. Calculate
the radiation pressure on the mirror.


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The intensity of t...


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P P 7(d/2)* 10W 25 m Wx 1mW 10*m T| 2.00mm x 1mm = 7957 W/m?


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