Diffraction Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Concept

Problem: A diffraction effect for electromagnetic waves becomes significant whena) the size of the obstacle is less than the wavelength of the EM waveb) the size of the obstacle is greater than the wavelength of the EM wavec) the color of the light diffracted on the obstacle is violetd) the color of the light diffracted on the obstacle is red

FREE Expert Solution

Diffraction is bending and spreading of light waves at the edge of an opening. 

99% (282 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

A diffraction effect for electromagnetic waves becomes significant when

a) the size of the obstacle is less than the wavelength of the EM wave

b) the size of the obstacle is greater than the wavelength of the EM wave

c) the color of the light diffracted on the obstacle is violet

d) the color of the light diffracted on the obstacle is red

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Diffraction concept. You can view video lessons to learn Diffraction. Or if you need more Diffraction practice, you can also practice Diffraction practice problems.