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Most recent answer: 08/13/2009
Q:
DOES WAVELENGTH OF THE LIHHT RAY CHANGES WHEN IT PASSES THROUGH A GLASS SLAB?
- stuti (age 14)
kanpur,uttar pradesh,indiA
A:
Certainly, the frequency doesn't change but the speed in glass is reduced, so the wavelength is reduced while the light is in the glass.

Mike W.

(published on 08/13/2009)

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