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Light properties

  1. Jul 27, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    1. wave properties of light in a prism experiment?
    2. wave properties of diffraction in a prism experiment?
    3.name one apparatus that uses diffraction
    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The wave properties of light are dispersion and recombination
    2. The wave properties of light are destructive interference and crest and troughs
    3. Youngs double slit experiment

    ^^IS THIS CORRECT?!??!?!?
     
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  3. Jul 28, 2015 #2

    BvU

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    Hello Mr,

    What are the questions and what is the context ? In complete sentences
     
  4. Jul 28, 2015 #3
    Name the two methods that will produce a spectrum from white light. Compare the methods based on the


    · type of apparatus used

    · wave properties involved

    · mathematical calculations used to describe the process
     
  5. Jul 28, 2015 #4

    SammyS

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    Your recent post is not consistent with the Original Post.

    If this recent post is the question you are to answer, then please give us your attempt at a solution.
     
  6. Jul 28, 2015 #5
    1. The two apparatus that could be used is a diffraction gradient and a prism

    2. For the prism - The wave properties of light are dispersion and recombination

    For the diffraction gradient - The wave properties of light are destructive interference, diffraction and crest and troughs

    3. For the prism, I couldn't find any mathematical calculations
    For the diffraction gradient you can use lamda = xd/nl and lambda =dsin/n
     
  7. Jul 29, 2015 #6

    blue_leaf77

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    For prism usually this equation is represented as the dependence of refraction angle w.r.t. wavelength, ##d\theta/d\lambda##. Open your optics textbook which discusses dispersion in prism and you will most likely find it.
     
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