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The Nature of Light[edit]

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Index of refraction where = 2.99792458×108m/s ≈ 3.00×108m/s is the speed of light in vacuum.

Reflection and refraction ,
Total internal reflection critical angle
Malus's law Brewster's angle

Geometric Optics and Image Formation[edit]

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The image distance is measured in opposite directions for lenses and mirrors.

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Interference[edit]

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Diffraction[edit]

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Relativity[edit]

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Photons and Matter Waves[edit]

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Quantum Mechanics[edit]

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Atomic Structure[edit]

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Condensed Matter Physics[edit]

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Nuclear Physics[edit]

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Particle Physics and Cosmology[edit]

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