 24.5P: Light of wavelength 680 nm falls on two slits and produces an inter...
 24.7P: In a doubleslit experiment, it is found that blue light of wavelen...
 24.6P: If 720nm and 660nm light passes through two slits 0.58 mm apart, ...
 24.8Q: Why was the observation of the doubleslit interference pattern mor...
 24.9Q: Compare a doubleslit experiment for sound waves to that for light ...
 24.11P: Two narrow slits separated by 1.0 mm are illuminated by 544 nm ligh...
 24.11Q: ?Suppose white light falls on the two slits of Fig. 24–7, but one s...
 24.12P: Light of wavelength 480 nm in air falls on two slits 6.00 × 10?2 mm...
 24.12Q: When white light passes through a flat piece of window glass, it is...
 24.13P: A very thin sheet of plastic (n = 1.60) covers one slit of a double...
 24.13Q: For both converging and diverging lenses, discuss how the focal len...
 24.14P: ?(I) By what percent, approximately, does the speed of red light (7...
 24.15P: A light beam strikes a piece of glass at a 60.00° incident angle. T...
 24.16P: ?(III) A parallel beam of light containing two wavelengths, ?1 = 45...
 24.17P: If 580nm light falls on a slit 0.0440 mm wide, what is the full an...
 24.18P: Monochromatic light falls on a slit that is 2.60 × 10?3 mm wide. If...
 24.19P: Light of wavelength 520 nm falls on a slit that is 3.20 × 10?3 mm w...
 24.20P: A single slit 1.0 mm wide is illuminated by 450nm light. What is t...
 24.21P: Monochromatic light of wavelength 653 nm falls on a slit. If the an...
 24.21Q: For light consisting of wavelengths between 400 nm and 700 nm, inci...
 24.22P: How wide is the central diffraction peak on a screen 2.30 m behind ...
 24.23P: When blue light of wavelength 440 nm falls on a single slit, the fi...
 24.23Q: ?When a compact disk (CD) is held at an angle in white light, the r...
 24.24P: When violet light of wavelength 415 nm falls on a single slit, it c...
 24.25P: If a slit diffracts 650nm light so that the diffraction maximum is...
 24.26P: For a given wavelength ?, what is the maximum slit width for which ...
 24.27P: At what angle will 560nm light produce a secondorder maximum when...
 24.28P: A 3500line/cm grating produces a thirdorder fringe at a 28.0° ang...
 24.29P: How many lines per centimeter does a grating have if the thirdorde...
 24.30P: A grating has 8300 lines/cm. How many complete spectral orders can ...
 24.30Q: Two polarized sheets rotated at an angle of 90° with respect to eac...
 24.31P: The firstorder line of 589nm light falling on a diffraction grati...
 24.32P: A diffraction grating has 6.0 × 105 lines/m. Find the angular sprea...
 24.34P: What is the highest spectral order that can be seen if a grating wi...
 24.36P: White light containing wavelengths from 410 nm to 750 nm falls on a...
 24.38P: Two firstorder spectrum lines are measured by a 9500line/cm spect...
 24.39P: If a soap bubble is 120 nm thick, what wavelength is most strongly ...
 24.40P: ?(I) How far apart are the dark fringes in Example 24–8 if the glas...
 24.41P: What is the smallest thickness of a soap film (n = 1.42) that would...
 24.43P: ?(II) A total of 31 bright and 31 dark Newton’s rings (not counting...
 24.44P: ?(II) A fine metal foil separates one end of two pieces of opticall...
 24.46P: A piece of material, suspected of being a stolen diamond (n = 2.42)...
 24.47P: A thin film of alcohol (n = 1.36) lies on a flat glass plate (n = 1...
 24.48P: ?(III) When a Newton’s ring apparatus (Fig. 24–31) is immersed in a...
 24.49P: What is the wavelength of the light entering an inter ferometer if ...
 24.50P: A micrometer is connected to the movable mirror of an interferomete...
 24.51P: How far must the mirror M1 in a Michelson interferometer be moved i...
 24.52P: ?(III) One of the beams of an interferometer (Fig. 24–59) passes th...
 24.53P: Two polarizers are oriented at 65° to one another. Unpolarized ligh...
 24.54P: What is Brewster’s angle for an air–glass (n = 1.52) surface?
 24.55P: What is Brewster’s angle for a diamond submerged in water if the li...
 24.56P: Two Polaroids are aligned so that the light passing through them is...
 24.57P: ?(II) At what angle should the axes of two Polaroids be placed so a...
 24.58P: Two polarizers are oriented at 40° to each other and planepolarize...
 24.59P: Two polarizers are oriented at 38.0° to one another. Light polarize...
 24.61P: Unpolarized light passes through five successive Polaroid sheets, e...
 24.62GP: Light of wavelength 5.0 × 10?7 m passes through two parallel slits ...
 24.63GP: ?Television and radio waves reflecting from mountains or airplanes ...
 24.64GP: Red light from three separate sources passes through a diffraction ...
 24.65GP: Light of wavelength 590 nm passes through two narrow slits 0.60 mm ...
 24.66GP: ?A radio station operating at 102.1 MHz broadcasts from two identic...
 24.67GP: A teacher stands well back from an outside doorway 0.88 m wide, and...
 24.68GP: If parallel light falls on a single slit of width D at a 30° angle ...
 24.69GP: The wings of a certain beetle have a series of parallel lines acros...
 24.70GP: How many lines per centimeter must a grating have if there is to be...
 24.72GP: When yellow sodium light, ? = 589 nm, falls on a diffraction gratin...
 24.73GP: Light is incident on a diffraction grating with 8600 lines/cm, and ...
 24.74GP: What is the index of refraction of a clear material if a minimum of...
 24.75GP: Monochromatic light of variable wavelength is incident normally on ...
 24.77GP: What is the minimum (nonzero) thickness for the air layer between ...
 24.78GP: ?Suppose you viewed the light transmitted through a thin film layer...
 24.81GP: Unpolarized light falls on two polarizer sheets whose transmission ...
 24.82GP: Four polarizers are placed in succession with their axes vertical, ...
 24.83GP: A laser beam passes through a slit of width 1.0 cm and is pointed a...
 24.84GP: ?A series of polarizers are each placed at a 10° interval from the ...
 24.86GP: ?Consider two antennas radiating 6.0MHz radio waves in phase with ...
 24.87GP: ?A parallel beam of light containing two wavelengths, 420 nm and 65...
 24.88GP: A Lucite planoconvex lens has one flat surface and one with R = 18....
 24.8P: Water waves having parallel crests 2.5 cm apart pass through two op...
 24.33P: (II) A source produces firstorder lines when incident normally on ...
 24.1P: Monochromatic light falling on two slits 0.016 mm apart produces th...
 24.1Q: Does Huygens’ principle apply to sound waves? To water waves? Explain.
 24.2P: The thirdorder fringe of 610 nm light is observed at an angle of 1...
 24.2Q: What is the evidence that light is energy?
 24.3P: Monochromatic light falls on two very narrow slits 0.048 mm apart. ...
 24.4P: A parallel beam of light from a HeNe laser, with a wavelength 656 ...
 24.4Q: We can hear sounds around corners but we cannot see around corners;...
 24.5Q: If Young's doubleslit experiment were submerged in water, how woul...
 24.10P: In a doubleslit experiment, the thirdorder maximum for light of w...
 24.20Q: White light strikes (a) a diffraction grating and (6) a prism. A ra...
 24.22Q: Why are interference fringes noticeable only for a thin film like a...
 24.24Q: ?Why are Newton's rings (Fig. ) closer together farther from the ce...
 24.45P: (II) How thick (minimum) should the air layer be between two flat g...
 24.3Q: Why is light sometimes described as rays and sometimes as waves?
 24.6Q: Monochromatic red light is incident on a double slit, and the inter...
 24.7Q: Two rays of light from the same source destructively interfere if t...
 24.9P: ?(II) Suppose a thin piece of glass is placed in front of the lower...
 24.79GP: At what angle above the horizon is the Sun when light reflecting of...
 24.10Q: Why doesn't the light from the two headlights of a distant car prod...
 24.14Q: For diffraction by a single slit, what is the effect of increasing ...
 24.15Q: Hold one hand close to your eye and focus on a distant light source...
 24.16Q: What happens to the diffraction pattern of a single slit if the who...
 24.17Q: Describe the singleslit diffraction pattern produced when white li...
 24.18Q: What is the difference in the interference patterns formed by two s...
 24.19Q: For a diffraction grating, what is the advantage of (a) many slits,...
 24.25Q: Some coated lenses appear greenish yellow when seen by reflected li...
 24.26Q: A drop of oil on a pond appears bright at its edges, where its thic...
 24.27Q: What does polarization tell us about the nature of light?
 24.28Q: Explain the advantage of polarized sunglasses over plain tinted sun...
 24.29Q: How can you tell if a pair of sunglasses is polarizing or not?
 24.31Q: What would be the color of the sky if the Earth had no atmosphere?
 24.32Q: If the Earth's atmosphere were 50 times denser than it is, would su...
 24.37P: A HeNe gas laser which produces monochromatic light of a known wav...
 24.35P: (II) Two (and only two) full spectral orders can be seen on either ...
 24.42P: ?(II) A lens appears greenish yellow is strongest) when white light...
 24.60P: (II) What would Brewster's angle be for reflections off the surface...
 24.71GP: Show that the second and thirdorder spectra of white light produc...
 24.76GP: Calculate the minimum thickness needed for an anti reflective coati...
 24.80GP: At what angle should the axes of two Polaroids be placed so as to r...
 24.85GP: A thin film of soap (n=1.34) coats a piece of flat glass (n=1.52). ...
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