derivation of lens maker’s formula

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Derive a mathematical relation between refractive indices n1 and n2 of two radii and radius of curvature R for refraction at a convex spherical surface. Consider the object to be a point since lying on the principal axis in rarer medium of refractive index n1 and a real image formed in the denser medium of refractive index n2. Hence derive the lens maker’s formula.

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Physics Nageshwar Rathore 3 months 1 Answer 161 views 0

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