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Name: Dispersion: The Rainbow and Prisms
ID: m42466
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Explain the phenomenon of dispersion and discuss its advantages and disadvantages.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Dispersion, Prism, Rainbow, Refraction, Wavelength
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:25 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2012 9:30 pm -0500

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Version: 1.5 Jul 5, 2012 9:30 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 10:20 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 3:26 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 16, 2012 4:37 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 7:02 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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