What is the diffraction of light?


Diffraction of light is a phenomenon in which light ray bends or breaks up into its component parts. That is, the bending of light around small obstacles and the spreading out of the light past small apertures or openings.
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It goes through or around an object.
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1. the phenomenon exhibited by wave fronts that, passing the edge of an opaque body, are modulated, thereby causing a redistribution of energy within the front: it is detectable in
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