light always travels as transverse waves.and also rectilinear propagation of light .?why

Asked by  | 13th Mar, 2008, 06:25: PM

Expert Answer:

Light has a dual nature i.e it behaves both as wave and particle.

When it moves in a straight line (rectilinear propagation of light) it shows its particle nature and transverse waves shows the wave nature of light.



Answered by  | 22nd Mar, 2008, 01:34: AM

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