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Problem 4

Monochromatic Light Refracting Through a Hemispherical Lens

Consider a lens made of glass with an n value of 1.54, shown below. If a horizontal beam of light hits the lens (shown in red), find the distance from the lens to where the ray crosses the x-axis. The light enters 100mm from the center of the lens, which has a radius of 280 mm.

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