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What is white light? Colored light?

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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What is white light? Colored light?

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White light is defined as the complete mixture of all of the wavelengths of the visible spectrum. Thus, the combination of all colors of rainbow results a beam of white light.White light can be generated by various sources of space and artificial source of earth. For example: Sun and stars are the source of white light. On the other hand, artificial fluorescent light bulbs and white LED(light emitting diode) produces white light.

The full spectrum of visible light which can form white colored light

Color

Wavelength

Violet

380-450 nm

Blue

450-495 nm

Green

495-570 nm

Yellow

570-590 nm

Orange

590-620 nm

Red

620-750 nm

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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