Monochromatic light (vacuum = 661 nm) shines on a soap film (n = 1.33) that has air on either side of it. The light strikes the film perpendicularly. What is the minimum thickness of the film for which constructive interference

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    Monochromatic light of wavelength, λ is traveling in air. The light then strikes a thin film having an index of refraction n1 that is coating a material having an index of refraction n2. If n2 is larger than n1, what minimum film thickness will result in

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  24. Physics- check answer please

    light travelling in air is incident on a soap bubble. If the path difference through the soap bubble is 2.5λ: a) constructive interference will occur b) destructive interference will occur c) partial interference will occur d) none of the above Would the

  25. Physic please help!

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  26. physics PLEASE HELP!

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  38. 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.

  39. Physics

    46. A thin film of oil with a thickness of 90 nm rests on top of a pool of water. When white light incident on the film is reflected, what colors are seen? The refractive index of the oil is noil = 1.45. This is my best attempt, just wondering if I was

  40. Physics

    Monochromatic light (vacuum = 661 nm) shines on a soap film (n = 1.33) that has air on either side of it. The light strikes the film perpendicularly. What is the minimum thickness of the film for which constructive interference causes it to look bright in

  41. Physics please explain

    Can you please explain your answer. How did you get blue lamda. Is it because red and green makes blue? How do I find the value of blue lambda? A mixture of red light (vacuum = 661 nm) and green light (vacuum = 551 nm) shines perpendicularly on a soap film

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    Question Part Points Submissions Used 1 2 3 4 0/0.37 0/0.37 –/0.37 –/0.37 4/15 1/15 0/15 0/15 Total 0/1.48 ...A diamond in air is illuminated with white light. On one particular facet, the angle of incidence is 46.05°. Inside the diamond, red light

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