Activity: Single slit diffraction

IB Physics: Activity: Single slit diffraction

Topics: single slit diffraction n2kLevels: AHLNumber of flashcards: 16This is difficult to do without a laser and prepared slit, so you"ll have to use the same video as in the SL Activity: Light waves.When light passes through a narrow slit it spreads out, this is called diffraction. The light does not spread out uniformly but forms bright and dark areas as shown below.The width of the central maximum depends on the...


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