1. Physics

    A single-slit diffraction pattern is formed on a distant screen. If the width of the single slit through which light passes is reduced, what happens to the width of the central bright fringe? Assume the angles involved remain small. The central bright
  2. Physics

    In a single-slit diffraction pattern on a flat screen, the central bright fringe in 1.0 cm wide when the slit width is 4.70 10-5 m. When the slit is replaced by a second slit, the wavelength of the light and the distance to the screen remaining unchanged,
  3. physics

    A flat screen is located 0.43 m away from a single slit. Light with a wavelength of 530 nm (in vacuum) shines through the slit and produces a diffraction pattern. The width of the central bright fringe on the screen is 0.058 m. What is the width of the
  4. physics

    single-slit diffraction pattern is formed when light of 680.0 nm is passed through a narrow slit. The pattern is viewed on a screen placed one meter from the slit. What is the width of the slit (mm) if the width of the central maximum is 2.69 cm?
  5. Physics

    Light shines through a single slit whose width is 1.12 mm. A diffraction pattern is formed on a screen located 4.0 m away. The distance between the middle central bright fringe and the second dark fringe is 4.0 mm. What is the wavelength of the light?
  6. physics

    Light shines through a single slit whose width is 1.12 mm. A diffraction pattern is formed on a screen located 4.0 m away. The distance between the middle central bright fringe and the second dark fringe is 4.0 mm. What is the wavelength of the light?
  7. physics

    Light shines through a single slit whose width is 5.7 × 10-4 m. A diffraction pattern is formed on a flat screen located 4.0 m away. The distance between the middle of the central bright fringe and the first dark fringe is 3.9 mm. What is the wavelength
  8. Physics

    2) A single slit diffraction pattern is created using light of wavelength 700nm and a slit which is 0.020mm wide. a) What is the angular width of the central diffraction bright region? b) How wide is the central bright region observed on a screen located
  9. Physics

    Light waves with two different wavelengths, 632 nm and 474 nm, pass simultaneously through a single slit whose width is 4.47 x 10-5 m and strike a screen 1.70 m from the slit. Two diffraction patterns are formed on the screen. What is the distance (in cm)
  10. Physics

    Light waves with two different wavelengths, 632 nm and 474 nm, pass simultaneously through a single slit whose width is 7.63 x 10-5 m and strike a screen 1.30 m from the slit. Two diffraction patterns are formed on the screen. What is the distance (in cm)
  11. Physics help please!

    Light waves with two different wavelengths, 632 nm and 474 nm, pass simultaneously through a single slit whose width is 7.63 x 10-5 m and strike a screen 1.30 m from the slit. Two diffraction patterns are formed on the screen. What is the distance (in cm)
  12. Physics ~ important due tomorrow!

    A student sets up a laser and screen and a single slit and observes the diffraction pattern. They then replace the single slit with a double slit (the separation of the double slit is exactly the width of the single slit). No other changes are made. What
  13. Physics 2

    Light with λ = 530 nm passes through a single slit and then illuminates a screen 9.0 m away. If the distance on the screen from the first dark fringe to the center of the interference pattern is 3.20 mm, what is the width of the slit?
  14. physics

    A diffraction pattern forms when light passes through a single slit. The wavelength of the light is 680 nm. Determine the angle that locates the first dark fringe when the width of the slit is each of the following. (b) 1.20 10-6 m
  15. physics help!!

    A diffraction pattern forms when light passes through a single slit. The wavelength of the light is 680 nm. Determine the angle that locates the first dark fringe when the width of the slit is each of the following. (b) 1.20 10-6 m
  16. Physics please help!

    A diffraction pattern forms when light passes through a single slit. The wavelength of the light is 680 nm. Determine the angle that locates the first dark fringe when the width of the slit is each of the following. (b) 1.20 x 10^-6 m
  17. Physics

    In a single-slit diffraction pattern, the distance between the first and second minima is 4.2cm on a screen 3.8m from the slit. Find the slit width given that the wavelength of the light is 530nm. Answer in mm Somebody please help!
  18. physics

    A double slit diffraction pattern is formed on a distant screen using mercury green light of wavelength 546.1 nm. Each slit has a width of 0.1 mm. The pattern shows that the 4th order interference maximum is missing. a) What is the separation of the slits?
  19. PHYSIC-als-------------->>

    A helium-neon laser ( λ=633nm) illuminates a single slit and is observed on a screen 1.50m behind the slit. The distance between the first and second minima in the diffraction pattern is 4.75 mm. What is the width (in mm) of the slit?
  20. physics

    A screen is placed 50cm away from a slit lit by a monochromatic light of wavelength 690nm. The distance seperating the first dark fringe and the third dark fringe in the diffraction pattern is 3mm. Calculate the width of the slit.
  21. Physics

    Light of wavelength 469 nm passes through a slit, creating a diffraction pattern on a screen. The angular separation between the first diffraction minima on either side of the central maximum is 6.0∘ . Determine the width of the slit. I used this
  22. Physics

    Light of a red laser (wavelength λ=650 nm) goes through a narrow slit which is only a=2 microns wide. After the light emerges from the slit, it is visible on a screen that is L=5 meters away from the slit. What is the approximate width on the screen
  23. Physics

    Monochromatic light of an unknown wavelength passes through a single slit of width 5.59 μm and forms an interference pattern on a screen 1.26 m away.  The width of the central bright fringe of the interference pattern is 18.8 cm.  The same light is
  24. physics

    A monochromatic light of wavelength 587.5nm illuminates a slit of width 0.75mm. At what distance from the slit should a screen be placed so that the first dark fringe is at 0.85mm from the center of the diffraction pattern?
  25. Physics again.

    In the study of a double slit diffraction pattern it is noted that the 5th double slit nodal line corresponds exactly with the 1st nodal line of the overlapping single slit pattern. The double slits used are 0.25mm apart. What is the width of each single
  26. Physics

    A light beam ( 557.1 nm) illustrates a single slit 0.85mm wide. (a) How far is the screen from the slit if there is 0.85 mm between the first minimum and the central minimum on the screen? (b) what is the width of the central maximum on the screen?
  27. physics

    How does the width of the central region of a single-slit diffraction pattern change as the wavelength of the light increases? Look at the formula on this.
  28. Physcs

    A two-slit pattern is viewed on a screen 1.17 m from the slits. What is the width of the central bright fringe, if the third dark fringes on either side are 26.4 cm apart?
  29. Physics

    A two-slit pattern is viewed on a screen 1.08 m from the slits. If the two fourth-order maxima are 52.8 cm apart, what is the total width of the central bright fringe?
  30. Physic please help!

    A wavelength of 625 nm is used in a Young's double-slit experiment. The separation between the slits is d = 1.3 10-5 m. The total width of the screen is 0.20 m. In one version of the setup, the separation between the double slit and the screen is LA = 0.35
  31. physics

    At most, how many bright fringes can be formed on either side of the central bright fringe when light of wavelength 656 nm falls on a double slit whose slit separation is 3.45 × 10-6 m?
  32. physics

    What happens to the diffraction pattern when you have a small wavelength and large slit width in single slit interference? Say you have a light of 700nm shining through a diffraction grating with the separation of slits being 450nm. What pattern would you
  33. Physics

    When violet light of wavelength 415 nm falls on a single slit, it creates a central diffraction peak that is 8.80 cm wide on a screen that is 2.75 m away. How wide is the slit?
  34. Physics

    When violet light of wavelength 415 nm falls on a single slit, it creates a central diffraction peak that is 8.80 cm wide on a screen that is 2.75 m away. How wide is the slit?
  35. College Physics

    A Fraunhofer diffration pattern is produced on a screen 210cm from a single slit. The distance from the center of the central maximum to the first-order maximum is 7560 times the wavelength (lambda). Calculate slit width. Answer in __m
  36. Physics

    Can you please explain further because I don't understand? Posted by Mary on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 4:23pm. A wavelength of 625 nm is used in a Young's double-slit experiment. The separation between the slits is d = 1.3 10-5 m. The total width of
  37. Physics

    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
  38. Physics

    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
  39. Physics Question

    GIVEN: Light of wavelength 585 nm falls on a slit 6.66×10−2 mm wide. Part A: On a very large distant screen, how many totally dark fringes (indicating complete cancellation) will there be, including both sides of the central bright spot? *Answer:
  40. physics help please

    A double-slit experiment is performed with light from a Helium Neon Laser on two slits 80 micrometers apart. The first bright interference fringe left of the center is spaced 2m from the bright center. How far away from the double slit is the screen?
  41. physics

    hi can i really get some help on this one. Thankssssss. When electrons pass through a single slit, they form a diffraction pattern. The central bright fringe extends to either side of the midpoint, according to an angle è given by sin =ë/W, where ë is
  42. physics

    a screen is placed at a distance of 1.5 m from a narrow slit. the slit is illuminated by light of wavelength 6000 angstrom if the first minimum on either side of the central maximum is at a distance of 5 mm from , find the width of the slit
  43. Slit width in double slit experiment

    Link to image relevant to this problem (Add a dot after "1h3" and "googleusercontent" -> lh3googleusercontentcom/rL6zLQRGjdYSHMfsvAN_a4E_s3MARseiAw-KmFUfP5sp5nmp3c7E43zWO9_3ZrWwez6iZQ=s108 Light of wavelength 550 nm passes through a double slit,
  44. physics

    In the diffraction pattern due to a single slit of width d with incident ligth of wavelength lamda at and angle of diffraction thita the conditon for first minimum
  45. physics

    Light from sodium lighting passes through a single slit, then through double slit system and is projected on a screen. The separation distance between the slits of the double slits is 1.00mm. The screen is placed at 1.0m from the double slits system and
  46. Physics

    Light with a wavelength of 500 nm (5. 10-7 m) is incident upon a double slit with a separation of 0.28 mm (2.80 10-4 m). A screen is located 2.7 m from the double slit. At what distance from the center of the screen will the first bright fringe beyond the
  47. physics

    When light of wavelength 495 nm passes through a single slit of unknown width, the diffraction pattern displays a fourth-order maximum where the third minimum of light of an unknown wavelength had been observed to fall. What is the unknown wavelength?
  48. Physics-Light

    light diffraction help? a single monochromatic indigo light source is shined through an etched, flat prism with a slit separation of .0250mm. the resulting interference pattern is viewed on a screen 1.25 m away. the third Maximum is found to be 6.6 cm from
  49. Physics

    Light of wavelength 630 nm is incident on a long, narrow slit. a)Determine the angular deflection of the first diffraction minimum if the slit width is 0.020 mm. b)Determine the angular deflection of the first diffraction minimum if the slit width is 0.20
  50. Physics Light Diffraction

    A single monochromatic indigo light source is shined through an etched, flat prism with a slit separation of .0250mm. the resulting interference pattern is viewed on a screen 1.25 m away. the third Maximum is found to be 6.6 cm from the central maximum.
  51. physics

    Light falls on a double slit with slit separation of 2.45×10^−6m, and the first bright fringe is seen at an angle of 13.8◦ relative to the central maximum. What is the wavelength of the light?
  52. physics

    In a Young's double-slit experiment, the angle that locates the second dark fringe on either side of the central bright fringe is 7.2°. Find the ratio d/λ of the slit separation d to the wavelength λ of the light.
  53. Physics

    Light of wavelength 550 nm strikes a single slit of width 1.00 x 10-5 m that is 100.0 cm away from a screen. The screen is 36 cm wide, with the central maximum falling exactly at its centre. How many dark fringes in total will be seen on the screen ? Count
  54. Physics

    Light from a sodium lamp ( wavelength= 589 nm) illuminates a narrow slit and is observed on a screen 75 cm behind the slit. The dstance between the first and third dark fringes is 7.5 mm. What is the width (in mm) of the slit? Cant seem to get the answer
  55. Physics

    Light falls on a double slit with slit separation of 2.19 × 10 −6 m, and the first bright fringe is seen at an angle of 12.7 ◦ relative to the central maximum. What is the wavelength of the light? Answer in units of nm
  56. PHySICS

    A double slit experiment is performed with monochromatic light. The separation between the slits is 1.150mm apart and an interference pattern is noticed on a screen 3.90m away. If the second fringe is 4.20mm from the central fringe, what wavelength and
  57. Physics

    Light falls on a double slit with slit separation of 2.19 × 10 −6 m, and the first bright fringe is seen at an angle of 12.7 ◦ relative to the central maximum. What is the wavelength of the light? Answer in units of nm Can the person
  58. physics

    Coherent light of frequency 6.38×1014 Hz passes through two thin slits and falls on a screen 80.0 cm away. You observe that the third bright fringe occurs at ± 3.08 cm on either side of the central bright fringe. How far apart are the two slits? At what
  59. Physics

    Coherent light of frequency 6.32 * 10^14 Hz passes through two thin slits and falls on a screen 85 cm away. You observe that the third bright fringe occurs at +- (plus or minus) 3.11 cm on either side of the central bright fringe. (a) How far apart are the
  60. physics

    Coherent light of frequency 6.30 1014 Hz passes through two thin slits and falls on a screen 75.0 cm away. You observe that the third bright fringe occurs at ±3.06 cm on either side of the central bright fringe. (a) How far apart are the two slits? I got
  61. physics....

    1) Yellow light is incident on a single-slit 0.0315 mm wide. On a screen 70.0 cm away, a dark band appears 13.0 mm from the centre of the bright central band. Calculate the wavelength of the light.
  62. Physics -- check answers please

    I am to fill in the blanks without a word bank, my answers are in brackets. 1. A ____ diffraction pattern is unique because it has a larger central maximum. (single slit) 2. the brightest, clearest diffraction pattern is created with a _____ (barrier)
  63. Physics

    Light with a wavelength of 500 nm (5. 10-7 m) is incident upon a double slit with a separation of 0.44 mm (4.40 10-4 m). A screen is located 2.1 m from the double slit. At what distance from the center of the screen will the second dark fringe beyond the
  64. physics

    In a double slit experiment with a single electron, a very thin film of fluorescent material that emits a photon whenever an electron passes through is placed on one of the slits to check which slit the electrons goes through. Describe the resulting
  65. Physics

    Monochromatic light of wavelength 550 nm passes through a diffraction grating that has 55000 lines/m. A bright line appears on the screen at an angle of 12.23o from the central bright fringe. What is the order of this bright line? 5 6 7 8
  66. college physics 2

    A double-slit diffraction pattern is formed on a distant screen. If the separation between the slits decreases, what happens to the distance between interference fringes? Assume the angles involved remain small. A double-slit diffraction pattern is formed
  67. Wavelength of a light

    A single vertical slit of width 24000 nm is located 2.10 m from a screen. The intensity pattern below is observed. The distances on the screen can be measured from the scale. Each tick mark is equal to 1 cm. Intensity is displayed along the y-axis. What is
  68. PHYSICS..double slit

    given (young's double slit experiment the slit separation is 0.08mm and the slits distance to the screen is 1.6 m. the central maxima has intensity Imax and the light has a wavelength of 6nm. the separation of the fringes was found to be 12mm near the
  69. physics

    Monochromatic light of wavelength 550 nm passes through a diffraction grating that has 55000 lines/m. A bright line appears on the screen at an angle of 12.23o from the central bright fringe. What is the order of this bright line? Choose one answer. a. 5
  70. AP PHYSICS

    In a Young's double-slit experiment, the angle that locates the second-order bright fringe is 3.0°. The slit separation is 4.8 10-5 m. What is the wavelength of the light?
  71. Physics

    Okay last question I need help with Monochromatic light of 605 nm falls on a single slit, which is located 85 cm from a screen. The first dark band appears at 5.4 mm from the center. How wide is the slit? 0.001 mm 0.050 mm 0.095 mm 1.50 mm
  72. As physics

    Here are some questions to complete after you have determined the wavelength with a diffraction grating. (A laser was used) equation used: n x lambda=d x sintheta Question: What effect will the following have on the pattern produced? Explain your
  73. Physics

    A 550-nm light is incident on a double slit interference arrangements and fringes are viewed on screen. A thin flake of mica (n = 1.58) is used to cover one of slits. As a result the central point on the viewing screen is now at the location of seventh
  74. Physics

    Which of the following equations describes the condition for observing the fourth bright fringe in Young's double-slit interference pattern? Assume n = 0 for the central bright fringe. Which of the following equations describe the condition for observing
  75. Physics 2

    A sheet of plastic (n = 1.56) covers one slit of a double slit (see the drawing). When the double slit is illuminated by monochromatic light (vacuum = 568 nm), the center of the screen appears dark rather than bright. What is the minimum thickness of the
  76. plzzzzzzz help me out.

    a beam of light consisting of two wavelengths 800nm and 600 nm is used to obtain the interference pattern in youngs double slit expt on a screen placed 1.4m away.if two slits are separated by 0.28mm,calculate the least distance from the central bright
  77. physics

    (1) If an electromagnetic wave has a period of 4.8 μs, what is the frequency and wavelength? I know how to find the frequency but for the wavelength how can we find it without the velocity being given???? (2) The beam of a helium-neon laser (λ =
  78. physics

    When using a double slit with light of wavelength 504 nm, it is observed that the 4-th order maximum of the interference pattern occurs at the positions of the first minimum in the diffraction pattern. If the width of the slits is 0.24 mm, what is in mm
  79. physics

    microwaves with a wavelength of 15.0 cm strike a slit. What is the maximum slit width that will still result in a large amount of diffraction? 1. 7.50 cm 2. 10.0 cm 3. 15.0 cm 4. 30.0 cm This is a multiple choice and I think it's 7.50 cm. Could someone
  80. physicsss

    given (young's double slit experiment the slit separation is 0.08mm and the slits distance to the screen is 1.6 m. the central maxima has intensity Imax and the light has a wavelength of 6nm. the separation of the fringes was found to be 12mm near the
  81. Physics

    Two stars are 8 light years from earth (a light year is the distance light travels in one year). The 550 nm light from the two stars can be barely distinguished in the diffraction pattern of 90 cm wide single slit. How far apart are the stars?
  82. physics

    A beam of microwaves with wavelength= 1 mm is incident upon a 9 cm slit. At a distance of 2 m from the slit, what is the approximate width of the slit's image?
  83. physics

    A beam of microwaves with = 0.7 mm is incident upon a 12 cm slit. At a distance of 2 m from the slit, what is the approximate width of the slit's image?
  84. physics- please help!!

    A beam of microwaves with = 0.7 mm is incident upon a 12 cm slit. At a distance of 2 m from the slit, what is the approximate width of the slit's image?
  85. Physics

    Microwaves with λ = 1 mm are incident upon a 10 cm slit. At a distance of 1 m from the slit, what is the width of the slit's image? The answer is supposed to be 10 cm. I can't seem to get that though. Can someone explain?
  86. physics

    A student investigates the interference of light in a Young’s double slit experiment. i). Explain why there is no interference pattern if the two slits are 5.0 cm apart. ii). Explain why it is better for the student to observe the interference patterns
  87. physices

    mean: a double-slit interference experiment is set up in a laboratory using a source of blue monochromatic light of wavelength 475 nm.the separation of two slit is 0.40mm and the distance from the slit to the screen where the fringes are observed is 2.20m
  88. Physics

    In an experiment conducted using the Young's double-slit apparatus, the separation between the slits is 20 µm. A first-order constructive interference fringe appears at an angle of 2.5o from the zeroth order (central) fringe. A. What wavelength of light
  89. Physics

    In an experiment conducted using the Young's double-slit apparatus, the separation between the slits is 20 µm. A first-order constructive interference fringe appears at an angle of 2.5o from the zeroth order (central) fringe. A. What wavelength of light
  90. physics

    Marks: 5 In an experiment conducted using the Young's double-slit apparatus, the separation between the slits is 20 µm. A first-order constructive interference fringe appears at an angle of 2.5o from the zeroth order (central) fringe. A. What wavelength
  91. Physics

    In an interference of light experiment, coherent light that contains two wavelengths: 614 nm (red-orange) and 429 nm (indigo-blue), passes through two narrow slits separated by 3.12 μm, and the interference pattern is observed on an observation screen
  92. Physics

    In an interference of light experiment, coherent light that contains two wavelengths: 640 nm (red-orange) and 425 nm (indigo-blue), passes through two narrow slits separated by 5.35 μm, and the interference pattern is observed on an observation screen
  93. Physics

    In an interference of light experiment, coherent light that contains two wavelengths: 640 nm (red-orange) and 425 nm (indigo-blue), passes through two narrow slits separated by 5.35 μm, and the interference pattern is observed on an observation screen
  94. physics....

    1) Thin films, such as soap bubbles or gasoline on water, often have a multi-coloured appearance that sometimes changes while you are watching. Explain the multi-coloured appearance of these films and why their appearance changes with time. 2) Yellow light
  95. 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.
  96. 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.
  97. AP Physics

    A Young's double slit has a slit separation of 2.50x10 raised to the -5th power m on which a monochromatic light beam is directed. The resultant bright fringes on a screen 1.00 m from the double slit are separated by 2.30x10 raised to the -2nd power m.
  98. Physics

    Which of the following equations describes the condition for observing the fourth bright fringe in Young's double-slit interference pattern? Assume n = 0 for the central bright fringe. d sinθ = λ d sinθ = 3λ/2 d sinθ = 3λ d
  99. Physics: Angular Width. Why is my answer wrong?

    A beam of yellow laser light (590 nm) passes through a circular aperture of diameter 5.0 mm. What is the angular width of the central diffraction maximum formed on a screen? I can't seem to get this answer right. I don't think I am finding the first part
  100. physics

    a laser beam with wavelength 632.8nm is incident normal to the plane of a diffraction grating with a slit separation d=2000nm. if the diffraction pattern is viewed on a screen 1m from the grating, find the distance separating the first, second, and third