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Young's Double Slit Interference

Young's Double Slit Interference

This is a classic example of interference effects in light waves. Two light rays pass through two slits, separated by a distance d and strike a screen a distance, L, from the slits. You can change this parameters (drag scrollbars to do it) and you will see the result of interference on the screen.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
21 years ago
An effective applet with beautiful graphics. The role the frequency plays in wave diffraction is made very apparent.