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In writing Eqs. 9.76 and 9.77, I tacitly assumed that the

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Problem 15P

Problem 15P

In writing Eqs. 9.76 and 9.77, I tacitly assumed that the reflected and transmitted waves have the same polarization as the incident wave—along the x direction. Prove that this must be so. [Hint: Let the polarization vectors of the transmitted and reflected waves be

and prove from the boundary conditions that θT = θR = 0.]

Reference equation 9.76

Reference equation 9.77

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 We have to prove that reflected wave  and transmitted wave have same polarization as incident wave.

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Textbook: Introduction to Electrodynamics
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