p37_034 - 34 The angular location of the mth order...

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Unformatted text preview: 34. The angular location of the mth order diffraction maximum is given by mλ = d sin θ. To be able to observe the fifth-order maximum, we must let sin θ|m=5 = 5λ/d < 1, or λ< d 1.00 nm/315 = = 635 nm . 5 5 Therefore, all wavelengths shorter than 635 nm can be used. ...
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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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