thin-film interference

thin-film interference - Optical Path Differences how do...

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1 Physical Optics 3 Thin-Film Interference Optical Path Differences: how do these path differences arise? they are caused by ctual path differences the distances travelled actual path differences in the distances travelled occurs in double and single slit experiments effective path differences due to passage through different media iridescence occurs in thin-film interference (soap bubbles, animal athers, scales, shells, etc.) feathers, scales, shells, etc.) phase inversion at a boundary iridescence in thin film interference (soap bubbles, animal feathers, butterflies, scales, shells, etc.) Thin-Film Interference applied to everyday phenomena: soap and oil films Thin-Film Interference applied to everyday phenomena: animal iridescence
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2 Thin-Film Interference
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3 Phase Inversion at Boundary Phase Changes Due to Reflection for the films, or the athers, scales, etc., feathers, scales, etc., the waves of light that are incident undergo various phase changes
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