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Plus Two Physics

Dual nature of light and related questions

How light has a dual nature? A photon has zero rest mass. Explain how ? (These questions were posted by Shubham SInha  and Ritika Chatak) Answer: The dual nature of light has been established through the various theories in an attempt to find out the real nature of light. The first theory on the nature of […]

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A short introduction to Optics and the Nature of Light

INTRODUCTION LIGHT is a form of energy which causes the sensation of vision. Optics is the branch of Physics which studies the nature of light and the various phenomena associated with it. Nature of Light The nature of light was not at all thought until Newton attempted on it. Newton’s Corpuscular Theory According to Sir […]