School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Total internal reflection

Oe-1 Light Pipe

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate total internal reflection.

Oe-2 Light Trapped in a Stream of Water

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate how a beam of water may be guided by total internal reflection to follow a curved path in a spout of water.

Oe-3 Total Internal Reflection (Using Microwaves)

Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006

To demonstrate total internal reflection in a wax prism using 3 cm microwaves.

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