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Intuitive explanation for why blue light is refracted more than red light? [duplicate]

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Why does fringe width in double slit experiment remain constant if slits get narrower?

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3 answers
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How do metals reflect electromagnetic radiation?

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Intuitive explanation why rate of energy transfer depends on difference in energy between two materials?

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1 answer
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How can you draw the wavelength of a wave to show that when a slit is of the order of the wavelength diffraction is at a maximum?

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4 answers
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Why is a filament lamp an incoherent light source?

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Why do we consider $L^2/(2mr^2)$ part of effective potential energy?

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1 answer
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Why does the charge distribution on the surface of a conducting sphere remain uniform even if there is a perturbation in the inner electric field?

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How coherent light is created for single slit experiment?

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How current is produced in photoelectric cell?

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1 answer
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Intuitive explanation for why reflected waves change phase by $π$? [duplicate]

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3 answers
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Why are diffraction rings closer together when electrons travel at a greater speed in electron diffraction?

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Explaining why rubbing two surfaces together by hand create convex and concave shapes?

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1 answer
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Intuitive explanation for why central fringe in twice the width of others in single slit experiment?

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2 answers
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Intuitive explanation for slit separation affecting fringe separation?

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1 answer
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Why are atomic electrostatic collisions perfectly elastic?

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How do we know not all photons are absorbed? Only those of specific energies?

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To calculate wavelength, is a double-slit experiment or diffraction grating experiment better?

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How can you show with a diagram that diffraction is at a maximum when the slit width is equal to the wavelength?

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Can electrons be ionised with a wave below threshold frequency but infinite amplitude?

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Why does convex lens diameter affect its magnification?

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Intuitive Explanation for Doppler effect?

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3 answers
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Why does Gauss' Law apply to any shape given that it's a closed surface?

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1 answer
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Does the fact a charge experiences a perpendicular force when moving perpendicular to a magnetic field have anything to do with EM waves?

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What determines if light rays will be parallel to each other after refraction through a lens?

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System vs individual objects in the system when calculating forces?

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Intuitive explanation for why voltage decreases as distance between charges decreases?

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Why intuitively is the tangent vector the derivative of velocity of position with respect to their modulus?

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Equation of infinitesimal ring when finding $ \vec{E}$ of a disc?

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Why intuitively do we define the turning effect of a force as force X perpendicular distance?