Dispersion of White Light

Dispersion of White Light

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Caption: Colourless or white light as perceived by the human eye actually consists of many colours or wavelengths of light. Photographed here are three beams of white light that are dispersed (decomposed) into different colours by a glass prism.

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Keywords: beam, colour, conceptual, demonstration, dispersion, education, educational, effect, equilateral, equilateral glass prism, equilateral prism, experiment, geometric, glass, light, optical, optics, phenomenon, physics, prism, ray, refract, refracted, spectral, spectrum, triangular, wavelength, white, white light

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