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What name is given to the splitting up of white light?
It is known as dispersion or scattering of white light...
What is the difference between refraction and dispersion of light?
When a light's path is bent, it is refracted. And dispersion is when a refracted white light splits into its component colors. ...
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What is it called where you split white light into a spectrum?
The phenomenon of "dispersion".
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What word describes the splitting of light into the colours of the spectrum?
Dispersion of white light... ! :D
The effect in which white light separates into different colors is called?
The splitting of white light into seven different constituent colours is called dispersion ...
What is the breaking of white light into all the colors of the visible spectrum?
White light is a combination of seven fundamental colors namely: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. When white light hits a barrier, it is reflected, refracted, or absorbed. In refraction, there is a great possibility that this light will also undergo dispersion. Dispersion is the breaking of white light into all the colors of the visible spectrum. ...
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What is the difference between refraction and dispersion?
refraction is when light bends because of the change in desity, dispersion is white light that splits in a prism inot the colours of the spectrum (red, yellow, orange, green, blue, indigo and violet) so refraction is light changing direction and dispersion is white light splitting inot the colours of the spectrum (red, yellow, orange, green, blue, indigo and violet). ...
Which phenomenon is exhibited by the inclined refracting surface of a glass prism?
Dispersion phenomenon is exhibited by the triangular prism. Dispersion is splitting of composite white light into its constituent colours. ...
Asked in Science, Physics, Isaac Newton
Who discovered that white light is made up of many different colours?
Newton, when he passed light through a prism ( also known as dispersion).
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What is dispersal of light?
White is not a colour. It is sensed only by human eye. Actually white is a composite of many colours. Such a composite white light could be spilit up by using a triangular prism. This splitting of composite white light into its constituent colours is called dispersion. ...
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What is absorption scattering and dispersion of light?
Absortption is when the light is taken in by a substance and transformed into another type of energy. Scattering is when light is reflected at random angles from a surface. Dispersion is when white light separates into its constituent wavelengths because it is being refracted by different amounts, e.g. when it passes through a prism. ...
What is dispersion?
White light is a combination of seven colours (VIBGYOR) . When they passed through prism each wave travels at different speeds (having different energies and wave lengths) split in to seven colours. This spectacular phenomenon is regarded as Dispersion. Also in statistics the data from experiments is plotted. The distribution of data or dispersion is characterized by Standard deviation or Variance Separation of white light into separate colors ...