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Double Slits experiment

by lenguyen1794
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lenguyen1794
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Mar8-12, 07:52 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
In a double slits experiment, the intensity at the central fringe is I. What will be the intensity at the central fringe when each slit is widened 2 times?


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3. The attempt at a solution

My suggestion is that the intensity will be 2I...
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Mar9-12, 02:13 AM
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But what is the reasoning?
What is the relationship between the central fringe intensity and the slit width?
lenguyen1794
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Mar9-12, 11:38 AM
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I think that when the width of the each slit is doubled then the amount of light passing through will be double as well as the intensity


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