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Unformatted text preview: • Discrepancies were in place due to human error • The grating was not exactly perpendicular to the incoming light, causing error in our angles • There is a minimum division error of 0.1 degrees • We are assuming the waves can be seen as straight planes, but they are actually seen as curved Page 2 CONCLUSION I found interesting this experiment and after all the discrepancies we had the expected results. The low discrepancy show that we calculate the wavelength of bright lines from the emission spectrum of mercury. Page 3...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course PHY 101 taught by Professor Urteaga during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.
- Spring '11