Advanced PlacementCollege / Physics

Interference from Multiple Slits

The purpose of this experiment is to examine the diffraction and interference pattern formed by laser light passing through multiple slits, observing how the number of slits is related to the maxima intensity and peak width.

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Diffraction Scanner

The Wireless Diffraction Scanner combines a position sensor with a light sensor for scanning diffraction patterns.

Wireless Diffraction System

Wireless Diffraction System

This complete system includes the PASCO Diffraction Scanner and combines a position sensor with a light sensor for scanning diffraction patterns.

Wireless Diffraction System with Track

Wireless Diffraction System with Track

Wireless Diffraction system - complete with Diffraction Scanner, Laser, Slits, and Optics Bench.

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