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# Solved: A converging lens 7.20 cm in diameter has a focal

**Chapter 36, Problem 48E**

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**QUESTION:**

Problem 48E

A converging lens 7.20 cm in diameter has a focal length of 300 mm. If the resolution is diffraction limited, how far away can an object be if points on it 4.00 mm apart are to be resolved (according to Rayleigh’s criterion)? Use λ = 550 nm.

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**QUESTION:**

Problem 48E

A converging lens 7.20 cm in diameter has a focal length of 300 mm. If the resolution is diffraction limited, how far away can an object be if points on it 4.00 mm apart are to be resolved (according to Rayleigh’s criterion)? Use λ = 550 nm.

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