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About Light

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Newton proved that white light is a blend
of all the colors of the rainbow

 

 

 

White Light Animation

(Right Click, Save As)

Penn State

 

 

 

2. Dispersion – separation of polychromatic light into its component wavelengths (colors)



Wikipedia - Public Domain

 

 

 

Name that tune!

[ Flash ]

 

 

 

Trivia

What famous album cover
has a prism on the front?
Their big hit?

 

 

 

Each Color has

A Different Wavelength

prism

 

NASA

 

 

Red - fastest
(slowed least),
bent least

Violet - slowest
(slowed most),
bent most


Lucas V. Barbosa

 

 

 

 

Dispersive Medium – medium in which the velocity of wave depends on frequency

(makes rainbows)

ex) Glass, water 

 

Nondispersive - Air

 

 

 

Refraction with
Polychromatic Light
(Angle, Index of refraction)
Molecular Expressions  - FSU

 

 

 

 

http://www.freeimages.co.uk/

 

 

 

Review

What is the name for this special kind of reflection?

Wikipedia 

 

 

 

Total internal reflection in a bar of PMMA.
The laser is HeNe laser

 

Review

Cross out all the ray diagrams that are incorrect. Justify your answers.

June 2014

 

Wave Nature
of Light

 

Enrichment

Review Video

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Refraction/Dispersion Simulations

University of Utah

 

 

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