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Diffraction of Particles

Diffraction of Particles

Applet demonstrates the diffraction of particles passing through a single slit. The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle is discussed. Extensive explanatory text included.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
22 years ago
Applet demonstrates very well how a diffraction pattern builds up as a result of multiple photons passing through a slit. There are other applets that work as well, but what separates this applet from the others is the extensive discussion of the physics. Too bad an English version is unavailable.