When light travels from one medium to another,which quantity changes?

Asked by akshuu | 16th Oct, 2010, 11:09: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student
 
Evrything changes except the frequency.
 
When light goes from one medium to another, its wavelength, speed & intensity changes. Only frequency doesnt change.
 
Frequency is the characteristic of the source producing the light. It corresponds to the energy carries by that electromagnetic wave. Hence it cannot change.
 
 
 
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Answered by  | 18th Oct, 2010, 12:21: PM

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