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why is diffraction common in sound but not in light?

why is diffraction common in sound but not in light?

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Arun Kumar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 256 Points
8 years ago
Hello Student,

Sound waves have much larger wavelengths and the objects can be further apart to create the diffraction for sound.
This is not in the case of light waves.

Thanks & Regards
Arun Kumar
Btech, IIT Delhi
Askiitians Faculty

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