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ERIC Number: EJ1003249
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
An Experiment on the Dispersion of Light
Thompson, Frank
Physics Education, v47 n6 p747-750 Nov 2012
A simplified theoretical explanation of dispersion in dielectric materials has been given and experiments have been carried out on two liquids, namely, distilled water and sunflower oil. The appendix contains a detailed description of the construction of a homemade spectrometer and hollow prism and an assessment of its suitability for the above measurements has been given in the conclusions. (Contains 1 table and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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