Posted by AAA on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 3:35am.
Light from a coherent monochromatic laser of wavelength λ=2.29e4 m is incident on two slits, both of width a, separated by a distance d. The slits are placed a distance L away from a screen where L≫d and L≫a. The diffraction/interference intensity is plotted on the figure below as a function of sin(θ) (i.e. the X axis is sin(θ) where θ varies from −90∘ to +90∘).
If I know the difraction pattern (xaxix> sin(theta); yaxix> I/I0), how could I know the size of the slits (both are equal)?

Physics  Anonymous, Monday, June 17, 2013 at 12:00pm
sint=lambda/a