Dispersion and EM waves.

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Does light exhibit any type of dispersion in a vacume?
 

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Dispersion of light, in which velocity is dependent on wavelength, is not expected or observed in vacuum. Dispersion cannot exsist wthout attenuation, based on the Kramers Kronig Dispersion Relations.
 

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