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19. The condition for a maximum in the twoslit interference pattern is
d
sin
θ
=
m
λ
,
where
d
is the slit separation,
λ
is the wavelength,
m
is an integer, and
is the angle made
by the interfering rays with the forward direction. If
is small, sin
may be
approximated by
in radians. Then,
=
m
λ
/
d
, and the angular separation of adjacent
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
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