# physics

orange light (lambda=630nm) hits diffraction grating which has a line spacing of (mu)m. The interference pattern is seen on a screen that is 4.0m away.
what is the distance between the central bright spot and the first order bright spot on the screen.
(sorry I don't have symbols on my computer)
thank you!

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asked by ceci
1. λ= 630•10⁻⁹ m,
d= ? μm = ? •10⁻⁶ m
L=4 m
k=1
x=?

d•sin φ =k•λ
sin φ=k•λ/d
φ=sin⁻¹(k•λ/d)
tan φ= x/L
x=L•tan φ

posted by Elena

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