Students will learn about diffraction of light and the interference patterns that are produced through constructive and destructive interference of the waves.
Identifying examples of polarization
Identifying examples of single-slit diffraction
Solving problems involving single-slit diffraction using X = m Î»L/d
Identifying examples of double-slit diffraction
Solving problems involving double-slit diffraction using the equation x = Î»L/d
Solving problems involving constructive interference using the equation dsinÎ¸ = Â±mÎ»
Solving problems involving destructive interference using the equation dsinÎ¸ = Â± (m + 1/2) Î»
This study guide provides a brief review of light's behavior as a wave (interference, diffraction, and Doppler effect).
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Diffraction.