p36_058 - eliminating the sin factor. Thus, the phase...

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58. Let the position of the mirror measured from the point at which d 1 = d 2 be x . W eassumethebeam - splitting mechanism is such that the two waves interfere constructively for x =0(w
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Unformatted text preview: eliminating the sin factor. Thus, the phase diFerence between the two light paths is = 2(2 x/ ) = 4 x/ . Then from Eq. 36-21 (writing 4 I as I m ) we nd I = I m cos 2 2 = I m cos 2 2 x ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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