Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Refraction

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9869

\ri-frak-shən\ n (1603) Deflection of radiant energy from a straight path in one medium to a different path in another medium of different index of refraction.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA