Lesson: Interference of Light Waves
In this lesson, we will learn how to define wave interference and describe the constructive and destructive interference of waves that are mutually in or out of phase.
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Worksheet: 8 Questions • 2 Videos
Which of the following statements correctly defines constructive interference?
Which of the following statements correctly defines destructive interference?
Two waves with the same wavelengths and frequencies as each other move in the same direction, with one wave leading the other by one whole wavelength. Is the interference between the waves constructive, destructive, or neither constructive nor destructive?