Refractive Index (electromagnetic radiation)

Description

The refractive index is used for optics in Fresnel equations and Snell’s law; while the relative permittivity and permeability are used in Maxwell’s equations and electronics.

Related formulas

Variables

nRefractive Index (electromagnetic radiation) (dimensionless)
ErMaterial's relative permittivity (dimensionless)
mrMaterial's relative permeability (dimensionless)