Is the dispersion of white light by rain drops also due to Total internal reflection?

Asked by akshuu | 16th Oct, 2010, 11:00: PM

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The phenomenon of dispersion is not due to total internal reflection. However phenomenon of rainbow formation is on account of dispersion as well as total internal reflection.
 
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Answered by  | 18th Oct, 2010, 12:17: PM

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