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Rain, Bowed

The Sun is up,
It’s calling me.
Open your eyes and you will see.
It vaults it’s light
For us to be,
Mere beams diffracted… 131 more words

Personal

How do you make a one-photon-thick beam of light?

There is no such thing as a one-photon-thick beam of light. Photons are not solid little balls that can be lined up in a perfectly straight beam that is one photon wide. 459 more words

Physics

Refraction and Dispersion of Light

In this post, we go right at the heart of classical physics. It’s going to be a very long post – and a very difficult one – but it will really give you a good ‘feel’ of what classical physics is all about. 5,715 more words

Physics

Euler’s spiral

When talking diffraction, one of the more amusing curves is the curve showing the intensity of light near the edge of a shadow. It is shown below. 1,149 more words

Physics

Angstrom Advanced ADX-2500 X-ray Diffraction Instrument

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Angstrom Advanced Inc. ADX-2500 X-ray Diffraction Instrument is designed for application in the microstructure measurement, testing and in-depth research investigations. With different accessories and the corresponding control and calculating software, ADX-2500 is a diffraction system appealing to the practical requirements in many fields. 477 more words

Angstrom Advanced

How does diffraction make a tree's shadow blurry?

Diffraction is not what makes a tree’s shadow blurry. The shadows of trees, buildings, and other outdoor objects are made blurry by the fact that the sun is an extended light source. 957 more words

Earth Science