Interference and Diffraction
In this lab, students shine laser light through a double-slit aperture onto paper, measure the distances between the maxima of the resulting interference pattern, and use the principles associated with double-slit interference and diffraction to determine the spacing between the slits.Preview Download
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|4.4; 9.2; 9.3||6.C.3.1|
A diffraction plate with 10 different apertures.
Wireless Diffraction system - complete with Diffraction Scanner, Laser, Slits, and Optics Bench.
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