Internal reflection

Internal reflection

Internal reflection

A green laser beam propagating in a plastic tube filled with olive oil shows total internal reflection and the Goos-Hänchen shift on dielectric boundaries. Reddish color of the beam inside the oil is due to the fluorescence of chlorophyll molecules.
 

—Emilio Gómez-González, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

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