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Diagram suitable for light diffraction at obstacle?

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ZedCar
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Feb6-13, 07:51 AM
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The diagram linked-to below relates to sounds waves approaching and meeting a barrier:

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/File:P...defraction.jpg

Would the same diagram be suitable in relation to light approaching and meeting the same barrier? That is, would light waves interact in the same way as shown in the diagram?
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