Why does total internal reflection occur in a bicycle reflector?

Jamir Melendez 2022-05-10 Answered
Why does total internal reflection occur in a bicycle reflector?
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Answered 2022-05-11 Author has 22 answers
It is not the fact of "total reflection" that is important here (a simple mirror does that), but the fact that the light should go more-or-less back to where it came from so that the car driver (say) does actually see the cyclist. This is a much more complicated problem.
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