p37_083 - 83. (a) Employing Eq. 37-3 with the small angle...

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83. (a) Employing Eq. 37-3 with the small angle approximation (sin θ tan θ = y/D where y locates the minimum relative to the middle of the pattern), we Fnd (with m = 1 and all lengths in mm) D = ya = (0 . 9)(0 . 4) 4 . 5 × 10 4 = 800 which places the screen 80 cm away from the slit.
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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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