Relative refractive index


Related to Relative refractive index: Absolute refractive index, Snell's law
(Opt.) the ratio of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of refraction for a ray passing out of one of the media into the other.

See also: Refractive

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The different of relative refractive index can be calculated using the following formula:
From Figure 12, it can be seen that the output power decreases and power loss increases when the difference in relative refractive index increases.
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