Thin film interference

IB Physics: Thin film interference

In the GeoGebra simulations embedded below the waves don"t really reflect of the barriers, they are separate waves that are programmed behave in the same way. Can such simulations be used to make predictions or are they only useful for helping to visualise situations.Joseph Fraunhoffer"s observation of colours as alcohol evaporated from a sheet of glass is an example of serendipity.Thin film interference is used to minimise...

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