Statement of a problem № 10894


The indices of refraction for red, green, and violet light in glass are nred = 1.520, ngreen = 1.526, and nviolet = 1.538. When a ray of light passes through a transparent slab of glass, the emergent ray is parallel to the incident ray, but can be displaced relative to it. For light passing through a glass slab that is surrounded by air, which color is displaced the most? (a) All colors are displaced equally. (b) Red (c) Green (d) Violet

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