Does a beam of light produce a spectrum if passed through a hollow prism?

Asked by  | 26th Feb, 2013, 06:03: PM

Expert Answer:

No it would not as in that case the effect  of disersion due to the distance travelled in the medium is cancelled out as the effect is cancelled out each time the rays emerge out of a boundary parallel to the incident plane.

Answered by  | 26th Feb, 2013, 07:44: PM

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