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The following figure shows a ray of light entering one end of an optical fiber at an angle of incidence θi = 49.5°. The index of refraction of the fiber is 2.04. Find the angle θ the ray makes with the normal when it reaches the curved surface of the fiber.   

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Equation for index of refraction of fiber is,

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Step 2

α is the angle of refraction at the air-core interface.

Substituting the values,

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Step 3

Rewrite the expressio...

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