Mastering Physics Solutions: Multiconcept Exercise 24.65

Mastering Physics Solutions: Multiconcept Exercise 24.65

On March 6, 2013, in Chapter 24: Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light, by Mastering Physics Solutions

Part A = 2 Click to use the calculator/solver for this part of the problem

A diver under water is looking at the overhead Sun through a diffraction grating that has 7000 lines/cm. What is the highest complete spectrum order that can be seen by the diver?

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Mastering Physics Solutions: Exercise 24.8

Mastering Physics Solutions: Exercise 24.8

On December 15, 2012, in Chapter 24: Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light, by Mastering Physics Solutions

Part A = 339nm Click to use the calculator/solver for this part of the problem
Part B = 4.23cm Click to use the calculator/solver for this part of the problem

In a double-slit experiment using monochromatic light, a screen is placed 1.25 m away from the slits, which have a separation distance of 0.0200 mm. The position of the third-order maximum is 6.35 cm from the center of the central maximum.

Find the wavelength of the light.
Find the position of the second-order maximum.

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Mastering Physics Solutions: Constructive Interference

Mastering Physics Solutions: Constructive Interference

On August 12, 2012, in Chapter 24: Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light, by Mastering Physics Solutions

Part A = AD
Part B = They are more closely spaced than in air by a factor of 1.33.

The figure shows the interference pattern obtained in a double-slit experiment with light of wavelength λ.
Identify the fringe or fringes that result from the interference of two waves whose phases differ by exactly 2λ.
The same double-slit experiment is then immersed in water (with an index of refraction of 1.33) and repeated. When in the water, what happens to the interference fringes?

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