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Transmission of a Wave Through Dense Media

Transmission of a Wave Through Dense Media

An applet demonstrating reflection and refraction of a wave striking a boundary. User defines either an s-wave or p-wave, and the respective indexes of refraction.

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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
20 years ago
Applet provides a better qualitative understanding of why waves reflect and
refract when encountering a different medium.