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What occurs when a ray of light meets an obstacle such as a fine wire?

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What occurs when a ray of light meets an obstacle such as a fine wire?
posted Jan 3, 2017 by Vishal

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When a photon of light interacts with any obstacle, part of the energy is reflected back in the form of a color, and depending upon the absorption of energy by the atoms of the wire some of that energy can displace an electron and cause an electrical current.

answer Jan 5, 2017 by George Davros
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