|MadSci Network: Physics|
in my class we have learned that light waves will refract when they enter a dispersive medium, and that the higher the wave length the more they will bend twards the normal. i was wondering what causes light waves with higher frequencies and smaller wavelengths to refract more when entering such a medium. My teacher was unsure so i was wondering if you could maybe help.
Re: why do different wavelengths refract differently?
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