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Solutions for Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers | 4th Edition | ISBN: 9781133103721 | Authors: Stephen T. Thornton, Andrew Rex 9781133103721

Solution for problem 11 Chapter 5

The experiment by Jnsson that showed the wavelikeproperties of electrons passing through

Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers | 4th Edition


Problem 11

The experiment by Jnsson that showed the wavelikeproperties of electrons passing through a double slitis considered a pedagogically interesting experimentbut not a landmark experiment. Why do you supposethis is true?

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Goals • To understand the interference of mechanical waves • To analyze standing waves on a string • To describe sound waves in terms of particle displacements or pressure variations • To calculate the speed of sound in different materials • To calculate sound intensity • To find what determines the frequencies of sound from a pipe • To see what happens when sound waves overlap • To investigate the interference of sound waves of slightly different frequencies Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education Inc. Principle of Superposition y(x,t)= y (x,t)+ y (x,t) 1 2 Interference- overlapping of waves in the same region of medium (space) combined 2A waveform wave 1 A A wave 2 Construct

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