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Subject: wave diffraction and wavelength

Date: Sun Feb 12 23:32:11 2006
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i understand why diffration decreases as the size of the opening increases. 
But why does diffraction increase as wavelength increases. What does 
wavelength have to do with diffraction.

Re: wave diffraction and wavelength

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