Veesible spectrum

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White licht is dispersed bi a prism intae the colours o the optical spectrum.

The veesible spectrum is the portion o the electromagnetic spectrum that is veesible tae (can be detectit bi) the ee. Electromagnetic radiation in this range o wavelengths is cried veesible licht or simply licht. A typical human ee will respond tae wavelengths frae aboot 390 tae 700 nm.[1] In terms o frequency, this corresponds tae a band in the vicinity o 430–790 THz.

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  1. Cecie Starr (2005). Biology: Concepts and Applications. Thomson Brooks/Cole. ISBN 0-534-46226-X.