PH505 HW #6

due 5pm Nov 12, 2010

Reading assignment

Chpt 22 sections

  • 22.1
  • 22.2.2 (F does not contain x explicitly)
  • 22.5.1 (Fermat's principle in optics)

Light ray through a graded dielectric (10pts)

Problem 22.3. Only the first part of the question is required (i.e. prove that the equation of the light ray satisfies…)