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What is meant by the term Diffraction?

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asked 6 years ago in Physics by Tom >:) (490 points)

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Diffraction is the sperading of waves  when they pass through a narrow slit which is narrower than their wavelength. the narrower the gap in comparision to the wavelength of the wave the more wave difraction thus the more the wave spreads.
answered 6 years ago by obello (1,210 points)

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