What is dispersion of light?? explain.?

Class 8 Question

Indu Gupta
Mar 19, 2019
Dispersion. Visible light is actually made up of different colors. Each color bends by a different amount when refracted by glass. That's why visible light is split, or dispersed, into different colors when it passes through a lens or prism.

Mar 23, 2019
Splitting of light into seven colors

Mar 27, 2019
Splitting of white light to different colours is known as Dispersion of light..

Ñoushaba Mirza
Dec 02, 2020
The phenomenon of splitting up of white light into its constituent colours on passing through a prism is called dispersion of light.

A prism is made up of a transparent medium bounded by two plane surfaces inclined at an angle.

it consists of two plane reflecting surfaces. when white light it is incident on one reflecting surface of the prism, the yellow light splits up into consistent colours - violet, Indigo, blue ,green ,yellow, orange and red.

the band of colours obtained is called spectrum of light. The spectrum of light(VIBGYOR) can be seen on a screen placed on the other side of the prism.

Mar 19, 2019
Scattering of light in its seven colours is called dispersion

R.k. Verma
Mar 19, 2019
When the white light traveled through the prism it broke down into its seven constituents or known as VIBGYOR(Violet , Indigo ,Blue ,Green, Yellow, Orange ,Red).

This breaking of light into its seven constituents is known as Dispersion...

The Cute Girl
Mar 27, 2019
Splitting of light in its colours

Sathvika Leo
Mar 27, 2019
When light travels through a prim it splits or disperses the white light into it's seven color components. this is called as dispersion of light.

Neeraj Kumar
Mar 23, 2019
Dispersion of light means splitting of white light in its 7 constituents according to their Wave Length when refracted through a glass prism or such a structure.

They split in 7 colors which are Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red (VIBGYOR).


Afrah Abdurahiman
Apr 04, 2019
Passes through prism right?

Splitting of light into its contents colour

Vandana Raj
Mar 27, 2019
Dispersion of light means division of light. When sun light passes through a prism then it divided into 7 colours is called dispersion of light.

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