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Which of the following is not an application of Total internal Reflection?


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Which of the following is not an application of Total internal Reflection?

Options

A) Mirage

B) Binoculars

C) Optical Fibers

D) Driving mirror


The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

Total internal reflection of light is applied in many optical instruments like telescopes, microscopes, binoculars, spectroscopes, periscopes, and so on. The brilliance of a diamond is due to total internal reflection. Optical fibre also works on the principle of total internal reflection, and the phenomenon of mirage can be explained using total internal reflection.

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  • Total internal reflection of light is applied in many optical instruments like telescopes, microscopes, binoculars, spectroscopes, periscopes, and so on. The brilliance of a diamond is due to total internal reflection. Optical fibre also works on the principle of total internal reflection, and the phenomenon of mirage can be explained using total internal reflection.

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  • The correct answer is driving mirror because it is not an application of total internal reflection