Posted by **Chelsea** on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 8:54pm.

Orange light (wavelength=600nm) is passes through a single slit. Use a=2000nm and L=2m.

a) Determine the linear size on the screen of the 2nd maximum (not including the central maximum).

b) Determine how many total maxima occur in the pattern.

a) I thought for a single slit, the equation would be y=WL*m*L/a, but my answer comes out incorrect. The answer is 2.64m

b) I have no idea but the answer is 5.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Physics - Orange light (wavelength=600nm) is passes through a single slit. Use a...
- Physics - Light of wavelength 550 nm strikes a single slit of width 1.00 x 10-5 ...
- Physics-Light - light diffraction help? a single monochromatic indigo light ...
- Physics Light Diffraction - A single monochromatic indigo light source is ...
- Physics - Light containing two different wavelengths passes through a ...
- Physics - A light beam ( 557.1 nm) illustrates a single slit 0.85mm wide. (a) ...
- physics - single-slit diffraction pattern is formed when light of 680.0 nm is ...
- physics - A flat screen is located 0.43 m away from a single slit. Light with a ...
- Physics 194 - Light of wavelength 630 nm passes through a grating and then onto ...
- College Physics - A Fraunhofer diffration pattern is produced on a screen 210cm ...

More Related Questions