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All Physics Definitions for Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

Light

  • Refraction is the bending of light as it goes from one medium to another.
  • Laws of Refraction: (1) Incident ray, refracted ray & normal are on the same plane. (2) Sine I/Sine R is constant.
  • Refractive Index: Sine I/Sine R = 1/Sin C = Real depth/Apparent depth = c1/c2
  • Critical Angle: The angle whose angle of incidence is 90 when light goes from a denser to a rarer medium.
  • Total Internal Reflection: When light travelling from a denser to a rarer medium strikes the second medium with an angle of incidence greater than the critical angle, it is reflected... (More)
  • H – Hydrogen
  • He – Helium
  • Li – Lithium
  • Be – Beryllium
  • B – Boron
  • C – Carbon
  • N – Nitrogen
  • O – Oxygen
  • F – Fluorine
  • Ne – Neon
  • Na – Sodium
  • Mg – Magnesium
  • Al – Aluminium
  • Si – Silicon
  • P – Phosphorus
  • S – Sulfur
  • Cl – Chlorine
  • Ar – Argon
  • K – Potassium
  • Ca – Calcium
  • Sc – Scandium
  • Ti – Titanium
  • V – Vanadium
  • Cr – Chromium
  • Mn – Manganese
  • Fe – Iron
  • Co – Cobalt
  • Ni – Nickel
  • Cu – Copper
  • Zn – Zinc
  • Ga – Gallium
  • Ge – Germanium
  • As – Arsenic
  • Se... (More)

Force and Types of Forces