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Thomas Young's Double Slit Experiment

Thomas Young's Double Slit Experiment

An interesting tutorial [and applet] that
explores diffraction of light through an adjustable set of double slits (or
apertures). Visitors can adjust the distance between the slits and the
wavelength of light to discover how these variables affect optical diffraction
and interference of the diffracted light waves.

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