Terms & Definitions - Module 29
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.
Answers are bolded below.
  1. When two waves are superposed, they reinforce each other, or cancel each other.
    1. Huygen's Principle
    2. Diffraction
    3. Interference ======
    4. Polarization
    5. Hologram

  2. A two-dimensional interference pattern that captures three-dimensional information.
    1. Huygen's Principle
    2. Diffraction
    3. Interference
    4. Polarization
    5. Hologram ======

  3. Alignment of the transverse vibrations of electromagnetic radiation.
    1. Huygen's Principle
    2. Diffraction
    3. Interference
    4. Polarization ======
    5. Hologram

  4. Every point on a wave front acts as a source of waves. These waves combine to form the next wave front.
    1. Huygen's Principle ======
    2. Diffraction
    3. Interference
    4. Polarization
    5. Hologram

  5. Bending of light around the edges of an object or around the edges of a narrow slit.
    1. Huygen's Principle
    2. Diffraction ======
    3. Interference
    4. Polarization
    5. Hologram


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