quiz9 - Exam Name MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one...

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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Imagine you are a scientist in need of better optical instruments. Your present instruments are diffraction limited. What do you need to do in order to increase the angular resolution of your next generation of optical instrument ? A) Increase the aperture. B) Spend more effort on mirrors with less spherical aberation. C) Decrease the aperture. D) There's nothing you can do. Diffraction limit is a fundamental physical limit than can not be overcome. 1) 2) How much do you need to move one of the two mirrors of a Michelson interferometer in order to switch maximas into minimas in the interference pattern the observer sees? A) one wave length B) half a wave length C) quarter of a wave length D) one eighth of a wave length E) 3/4 of a wave length 2) 3) In a 4 slit experiment, how many small peaks are there between two large peaks in the interference pattern? A) none
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