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Question on the properties of light

  1. Sep 6, 2008 #1

    edguy99

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    I have been listening to Feynmans lectures at http://www.vega.org.uk/video/programme/46 on the properties of light.

    At around minute 21, he talks of the speed of rotation of the amplitude arrow of the probability of reflections of light. He mentions it is very fast along the lines of 1 followed by 15 zeros but does not give any specifics.

    My question: does this speed (or rate of rotation) depend on the wavelength of light (ie blue spins faster or slower then red) or the material it is in (glass vs air vs water say) and/or how is it calculated?

    Thank you
     
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