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3_Ch 24 College Physics ProblemCH24 Wave Optics

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Wave Optics 305 16. One way to produce interference patterns is to allow light to pass through very small openings. The opening between threads in a tautly stretched cloth like that in an umbrella is small enough for the effects to be observed. 18. Sound waves are longitudinal waves and cannot be polarized. 20. The first experiment. The separation between maxima is inversely proportional to the slit
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Unformatted text preview: separation (see Eq. 24.5), so increasing the slit separation causes the distance between the two maxima to decrease. 22. The separations are greater in the second experiment when using red light having the longer wavelength....
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