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In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate different light intensities wavelengths at variable angles relative to a double-slit's transmission axis.
Light of wavelength
is incident on double-slits 0.100 mm apart. Calculate the angle that corresponds to the third-order maximum of the diffracted light.
What is the highest-order maximum for 400-nm light
falling on double slits separated by
apart are illuminated by light
of wavelength 600 nm. What is the highest order fringe in
the interference pattern?
What is the wavelength of light falling on double slits
if the third-order maximum is at an
In a double-slit experiment, the fifth maximum is 2.8 cm
from the central maximum on a screen that is 1.5 m
away from the slits. If the slits are 0.15 mm apart, what is
the wavelength of the light being used?
A helium-neon laser emits light of wavelength 632.9 nm.
This light passes through two slits 0.031 mm apart and
is incident on a screen 10.0 m away from the slits.
Determine the distance between adjacent bright fringes in the interference pattern produced.
A double-slit experiment is to be set up so that the
bright fringes appear 1.27 cm apart on a screen 2.13 m
away from the two slits. The light source was wavelength
500 nm. What should be the separation between the two
Light of wavelength 710 nm illuminates
a double slit with a slit separation of
0.150 m. Light from the slits is
incident on a screen 3.00 m away.
Find the distance on the screen between the central maximum and the third maximum of the diffraction pattern.
Find the distance on the screen between the second maximum and the fourth maximum of the diffraction pattern.
450 nm wavelength light falls on two slits separated by
Find the angle
from a line perpendicular to the slits at which the first-order intensity
maximum of the interference pattern is produced.
light falls on two slits and produces an interference pattern for which the
angle from a line perpendicular to the slits, at which the first-order maximum
is produced, is
What is the separation of the slits?
Light passes through two slits separated by
6.00 μm. The third-order minimum
of the interference pattern produced is at an angle of
from a line
perpendicular to the slits. What is the wavelength of the light?
what angle from a line perpendicular to two slits separated by
0.010 mm is the fifth-order
maximum of the interference pattern produced by light with a wavelength of
Find the largest wavelength of light falling on two slits separated by
3.20 μm for which
there is a first-order maximum when the angle equals
What is the smallest separation between two slits that will produce a second-order maximum
in an interference pattern produced by light of wavelength
570 nm, when the angle
relative to the original direction of light equals
Find the wavelength of light that produces fringes
7.50 mm apart on a screen
2.00 m away from two slits separated
by 0.120 mm.
light source in Young’s experiment emits at two wavelengths. On the viewing
screen, the fifth-order maximum for one wavelength is located at the same spot
as the sixth-order maximum for the other wavelength. What is the ratio of the two
Red light of wavelength 700 nm falls on two slits separated by 350 μm. At what angle
from a line perpendicular to the two slits is the second-order maximum in the diffraction
A light source generates an angular position of the third-order maximum equal to
. What is the wavelength of light being used if the separation between the two slits that the light falls on is
Suppose that the highest-order bright fringe that can be observed in a two-slit interference pattern is the eighth when the angle equals
. If 490 nm wavelength light is used, what is the minimum separation of the slits?
An effect analogous to two-slit interference can occur with sound waves instead of light.
In an open field, two speakers, placed 2.10 m apart, are powered by a single function generator producing sine waves at a
A student walks along a line 15.3 m away from and parallel to the line between the speakers.
The student hears an alternating pattern of louder and quieter sounds due to constructive and destructive interference.
is the wavelength of the sound, given that the speed of sound equals 343 m/s?
is the distance between the central maximum and the fifth-order maximum position
along this line?
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