Chapter 15

Chapter 15 - Term Definition Inference Light going through...

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Term: Inference Definition: Light going through two narrow slits (near each other) causes this Term: Constructive inference Definition: Is max. If film thickness is odd number of quarter wavelengths Term: Destructive inference Definition: Is max if film thickness is even number of quarter lengths apart Term: Diffraction Definition: Bending of wave around edges of obstructions (causes inference through extremely thin slits) Term: Diffraction grating Definition: ll lines scratched in glass cause areas where light is totally reflected to be between thin transparent bands. These bans work like thin slits
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Term: Dispersion Definition: Different color (wavelengths) leave different refractive invoices; long wavelengths refract less than shorter wavelengths. Term: Dispersion Definition: Makes chromatics aberration in lenses Term: Incandescence Definition: Substance give off light due to tempt;
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