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Extensive text explanation of the interference and diffraction of waves. Hyperlinks to subtopics included.

Demonstrates constructive and destrutive inteference of waves in a ripple tank.

This Java applet shows the interference of two circular respectively spherical waves (e.g. of water or sound waves). The... see more

These animated gif's show interference patterns between two point-source oscillators. Different separations and different... see more

This is a tutorial about the wavelike behaviors of light.  The topics included the following: Lesson 1 - How Do We Know... see more

Applet and tutorial illustrating an experimental method of measuring the velocity and sound.

Moire fringes arise from interference patterns that are generated when two similar grids overlap each other. The result... see more

Theory and applet for multiple slit interference.

Physics of sound, especially concerning underwater sound.  Multimedia resources including marine mammal sounds,... see more

This tutorial explores birefringence or double refraction of light when passed through a crystal of Iceland spar.... see more

(From the author) The following movies show wave packets with various combinations of phase and group velocity. Each... see more

he prism tutorial explores how changes in the thickness and angle of incidence of a visible light beam affect how light... see more

Shows the relations between electric field, magnetic field and wave vectors when electromagnetic waves propogate through... see more

Demonstrates wave interference effects.

This reading describes basic principles of noise control and explains how to apply the hierarchy of control of exposure... see more

Animates a vibrating string to illustrate wave function

Animates a vibrating string (combination of three modes)

A visual explanation of the Doppler effect.

An interesting tutorial [and applet] that explores diffraction of light through an adjustable set of double slits (or... see more

An applet demonstrating reflection and refraction of a wave striking a boundary. User defines either an s-wave or p-wave,... see more