This following applet is [b]illustrate refraction with dog running[/b]
Created by prof Hwang Modified by Ahmed
Original project [url=http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/index.php?topic=1384.0]illustrate refraction with dog running[/url]

The velocity of wave changes when wave move from one media into another media.
For light: The index of refraction is defined as $n=c/v$, where c is the speed of light in vacuum, and v is the speed of light in media.

The following animation use many dogs running from one region into another region.
Due to the condition on the ground , dogy's speed is different when running from one region into another region.
It obeys Snell's Law $n_1 \sin\theta_1 =n_2 \sin\theta_2$.

You can use $n_1,n_2$ slider to change speed of running dogs and c1 to change it moving direction.

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