Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12
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The Wavefronts of Light Coming from a Distant Source of Unknown Shape Are Nearly - Physics

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The wavefronts of light coming from a distant source of unknown shape are nearly _________ .

Options

  • plane

  • elliptical

  • cylindrical

  • spherical

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Solution

plane

 

Wave travelling from a distant source always has plane wavefront.

Concept: Refraction and Reflection of Plane Waves Using Huygens Principle - Refraction of a Plane Wave
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HC Verma Class 11, 12 Concepts of Physics 1
Chapter 17 Light Waves
MCQ | Q 10 | Page 379
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