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Wave Theory of Light

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History and Terminology ✔

  • History of Study of Light
  • Phenomenon Associated With Light
  • Visible and Non-Visible Spectra
  • Characteristics of Light
  • Sources of Light
  • Photometry
  • Terminology

Wave Theory of Light ✔

  • Newton’s Corpuscular Theory and its Limitations
  • Huygene’s Wave Theory Its Merits and Demerits.
  • Terminology
  • Types of Wavefronts

Huygene’s Principle and its Applications 

  • Construction of Spherical and Plane Wavefronts
  • Explanation of Reflection of Light
  • Explanation of Refraction of Light

Numerical Problems on Wave theory of Light – 01  

Numerical Problems on Wave theory of Light – 02  

Polarisation of Light  ✔

  • Transverse Nature of Light
  • Plane Polarisation of Light
  • Schematic Representation of Light
  • Terminology
  • Partial Polarization
  • Brewster’s Law

Polaroids ✔

  • Double Refraction
  • Nicol’s Prism
  • Polaroids
  • Uses of Polaroids
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