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PROBLEM 35 &amp; 36 May 10 2010

# PROBLEM 35 &amp; 36 May 10 2010 - I gave you the...

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Solving Problems 35 and 36 Physics 002C May 10, 2010 Problem 35 . The change in phase upon rotating the interferometer by 90 o would be double this amount in the most favorable orientation. Using l = 17 m, what would be the maximum expected fractional fringe shift = 2 2 c v l t c t f for the 30 km/s velocity of Earth going around the sun? Assume that a 590 nm Na light was used and c =299,792,458 m/s. a) 1.34; b) 0.0023; c) 0.57; d) 21.4; e) .0012; What do you know?
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Unformatted text preview: I gave you the formula 566 . / 10 3 / 10 3 10 6 . 17 2 2 2 8 4 6 2 2 s km s km m m c v l t f fringes. Problem 36 . What is the number of seconds light takes to travel from sun to Earth? Radius of Earth’s orbit is 1.5 10 11 m. a) 500; b) 10,000; c) 0.500; d) 10 6 ; e) 3.15 10 7 . What do you know? t = R/c = 1.5 10 11 m/3 10 8 m/s = 500 s. ....
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