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Water Stream and Light Pipe
# 6A44.45


Description: A laser beam is directed at a stream of water to show total internal reflection.

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Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 22-15 Shine a laser down the center of a nozzle and it follows the water stream.
Sutton L-36 Shine a light down a stream of water.
The American Journal of Physics AJP 44(6),604 Shine a laser beam down the water stream issuing from the orifice of a plexiglass tank of water.

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