Q. 8

Can we conclude from the interference phenomenon whether light is a transverse wave or a longitudinal wave?

Answer :

Interference experiment only proves that light has a wave nature in addition to particle nature. It does not tell us the kind of displacement the wave has as interference is shown by both longitudinal and transverse waves.


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