what is reyleigh scattering.

Asked by  | 9th Jul, 2008, 01:31: PM

Expert Answer:

Rayleigh scattering  is the elastic scattering of light or other electromagnetic radiation by particles much smaller than the wavelength of the light. It can occur when light travels in transparent solids and liquids, but is most prominently seen in gases.

Answered by  | 10th Jul, 2008, 11:25: AM

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