PURPOSE: To demonstrate single slit diffraction.
DESCRIPTION: Position single slit in holder on cross-carriage in laser beam to obtain diffraction. Pattern can be shown on a distant screen, or the small screen shown in the picture. Magnification with the cylindrical lens can be used as necessary. One slide with four slits is available: 0.2mm, 0.04mm, 0.08mm, and 0.16mm, as well as individual slides of 0.12mm, 0.25mm, and 0.5mm.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 6C10.10)
EQUIPMENT: Laser cart with fixed single slits.
SETUP TIME: None.
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