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# Construct Your Own a spectrometer based on a diffraction

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Problem 42PE

Problem 42PE

Consider a spectrometer based on a diffraction grating. Construct a problem in which you calculate the distance between two wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation in your spectrometer. Among the things to be considered are the wavelengths you wish to be able to distinguish, the number of lines per meter on the diffraction grating, and the distance from the grating to the screen or detector. Discuss the practicality of the device in terms of being able to discern between wavelengths of interest.

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The distance between the first order maxima of the two wavelengths is 1.5 m.

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