DO diffuse reflections still follow the law of reflection? (Angle of incidence equals angle of reflection)?

asked by Emily
  1. No. Diffuse reflection occurs over a wide range of angles (for any incoming ray direction), or all angles, because the surface is not smooth compared to the wavelength of light.

    posted by drwls
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