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Single Slit Diffraction (Physics)

Single Slit Diffraction (Physics)

Shows the simplest case of diffraction, i.e., single slit diffraction. You can change the color of the light by dragging or clicking the spectrum selector. You may also change the width of the slit by dragging one of the sides.
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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
18 years ago
Beautiful graphics. The role frequency plays in diffraction is made very apparent. I had some trouble changing the width of the slits, however.