5.5 Wave Properties: Diffraction

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5.5 Wave Properties: Diffraction

Diffraction is a property of all waves. It is the spreading of waves when they pass through a gap or round an obstacle. The effect is most noticeable if the wavelength is about the same size as the gap or obstacle.  (http://postfiles7.naver.net/20120702_294/agahyaa1004_1341233991520fKHdI_JPEG/imagesCAI0LXV0.jpg?type=w2)(http://www.astrosurf.com/luxorion/Radio/wave-diffraction.jpg)

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