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Why does white light disperse when it passes through a glass prism ?

Why does white light disperse when it passes through a glass prism ?

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
White light is a combination of seven colours of light. The speed of each colour is different. So, while passing through the glass prism each colour deviates by different amounts. Therefore, despersion of light into a spectrum takes place.

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