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What is a common application of total internal reflection?

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Total internal reflection of light is used in many optical instruments such as, telescopes, microscopes, binoculars, and periscopes.

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I agree. Also in reflectors on the back of bicycles and "cats eye" reflectors in the middle of the road.

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