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The speed of a light wave in a certain transparent material is 0.553 times its speed in vacuum, which is 3.00 x 108 m/s. When
yellow light with a frequency of 5.15x 1014 Hz passes through this material, what is its wavelength in nanometers?
wavelength:
nm
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The speed of a light wave in a certain transparent material is 0.553 times its speed in vacuum, which is 3.00 x 108 m/s. When yellow light with a frequency of 5.15x 1014 Hz passes through this material, what is its wavelength in nanometers? wavelength: nm

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Refractive index of the material is,

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n=c 1 0.553c =1.81

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Frequency of light remain unchanged on passing light from one medium to another. Wavelength through air and frequency is related as,

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3.00x10 m/s 5.15x104 Hz 0.582x10m

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Wavelength of wave while passing...

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0.582x10 m 2 = 1.81 0.321x 10n 10 m 0.321um

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