Waves,light and colour

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .

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StatementDavid Appleby...[et al].
SeriesAction science
ContributionsAppleby, David.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22398846M
ISBN 100199143587

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Light waves can be measured in two different ways. The amplitude of the wave. Frequency of the wave along with the number of waves per second.

A special property of the cone system is color vision. Perceiving color allows humans (and many other animals) to discriminate objects on the basis of the distribution of the wavelengths of light that they reflect to the eye.

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Written by teachers for teachers and students, The Physics Classroom provides a wealth of resources that meets the varied needs of both students and teachers. Young and Fresnel showed that Huygens’ wave theory (in his Treatise on Light) could explain that colour is the visible manifestation of light's wavelength.

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