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written by Gorazd Planinšic, Adrian Corona, and Josip Sliško
This article describes how you can obtain rainbow-like spectra, by reflexive diffraction of white light on a CD. The paper also discusses how building a coherent qualitative explanation can be a challenging task that requires students to combine gained knowledge with observations and explorations.
The Physics Teacher: Volume 46, Issue 6, Pages 329-333
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© 2008 American Association of Physics Teachers
DOI:
10.1119/1.2971214
PACSs:
01.50.My
01.55.+b
Keywords:
CD, Filters, Rainbow, diffraction, reflection, white Light
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G. Planinšic, A. Corona, and J. Sliško, Phys. Teach. 46 (6), 329 (2008), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2971214).
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G. Planinšic, A. Corona, and J. Sliško, Rainbow-Like Spectra with a CD: An Active-Learning Exercise, Phys. Teach. 46 (6), 329 (2008), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2971214>.
APA Format
Planinšic, G., Corona, A., & Sliško, J. (2008, September 1). Rainbow-Like Spectra with a CD: An Active-Learning Exercise. Phys. Teach., 46(6), 329-333. Retrieved December 12, 2017, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2971214
Chicago Format
Planinšic, G, A. Corona, and J. Sliško. "Rainbow-Like Spectra with a CD: An Active-Learning Exercise." Phys. Teach. 46, no. 6, (September 1, 2008): 329-333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2971214 (accessed 12 December 2017).
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Planinšic, Gorazd, Adrian Corona, and Josip Sliško. "Rainbow-Like Spectra with a CD: An Active-Learning Exercise." Phys. Teach. 46.6 (2008): 329-333. 12 Dec. 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2971214>.
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