Wave in a medium

physics simulation


wave in medium
wavelength change with medium
Instructions: Adjust the sliders to change the index of refraction on the right, and the frequency of the incoming wave
Explanation: Since the wave must be continuous across the boundary, the frequency of oscillations must be constant.

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Stand alone sim

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