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Explain What is Observed When a Beam of Light is Passed Through a Colloidal Sol. - Chemistry

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Explain what is observed When a beam of light is passed through a colloidal sol.

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Solution 1

When a beam of light is passed through a colloidal solution, then scattering of light is observed. This is known as the Tyndall effect. This scattering of light illuminates the path of the beam in the colloidal solution.

Solution 2

Scattering of light by the colloidal particles takes place and the path of light becomes visible (Tyndall effect)

Concept: Properties of Colloidal Solutions
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NCERT Class 12 Chemistry
Chapter 5 Surface Chemistry
Q 15.1 | Page 146

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