Sun October 14, 2012 By: Tanushekha Agnihottri

Why are mirrors used in search lights parabolic and not concave spherical?

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Mon October 15, 2012
it is because the spherical mirrrors do not make the light coming from a sorce at their center completely parallel if the source is not exactly at the center.l While it is not so in the case of a parabolic mirror.
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