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Name: Huygens's Principle: Diffraction
ID: m42505
Language: English (en)
  • Discuss the propagation of transverse waves.
  • Discuss Huygens’s principle.
  • Explain the bending of light.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Diffraction, Huygens’s principle
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
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Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:33 pm -0600
Last revision to module: May 25, 2012 5:27 pm -0500


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Version: 1.3 May 25, 2012 5:27 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 25, 2012 3:51 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 7:25 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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