1.A student observes below phenomenon in the lab as a white light passes through a prism. Among many other colors, he observed the position of two colors: red and violet. (A)What is the phenomenon called? (B)What is the reason for violet light to bent more than the red light? (Ref to: image 1) 2 points Add File

Asked by jasminekhanna27 | 16th Oct, 2020, 11:36: AM

Expert Answer:

The phenomenon is called dispersion. Speed of Violet Light inside the prism is slowest and that of Red is highest. Hence, deviation of Violet Light is maximum and that of Red is minimum.

Answered by  | 17th Oct, 2020, 01:23: AM