Question
Tue December 05, 2017 By: Riya Sunil

Name the phenomenon which is responsible for bending of light around sharp corners of an obstacle. Under what condition does this take place? Give one application of this phenomena in daily life.

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Gajendra
Wed December 06, 2017
That phenomenon is called as diffraction.
Diffraction occurs when the dimensions of diffracting body have a size equivalent to the size of the wavelength of light.
Diffraction has application in holography, grating and more
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