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What is the Tyndall effects?

The Tyndall Effect is the effect of light scattering in colloidal dispersion, while showing no light in a true solution. This effect is used to determine whether a mixture is a true solution or a colloid.

Just so, what is Tyndall effect explain it with an example?

Originally Answered: What is an example of the Tyndall effect? I had not heard of it,-but googling reveals: “The Tyndall effect is the scattering of light as a light beam passes through a colloid. The individual suspension particles scatter and reflect light, making the beam visible.

What is Tyndall Effect >?

The Tyndall effect, also known as Willis–Tyndall scattering, is light scattering by particles in a colloids or in a very fine suspension. It is named after the 19th-century physicist John Tyndall.
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