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Prism Experiment

  1. Nov 1, 2014 #1
    What would happen if two triangular prisms are kept side by side , in the same way?
    I mean, none of them is in an inverted position.
    Would this arrangement give a wide spectrum of light?
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  3. Nov 1, 2014 #2


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    It would change the angles between the different colors relative to just one of those prisms, but you don't get anything special compared to a single prism.
    If the light can hit more than one side somewhere, it gets messy.
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