Register to reply

Nodal lines

by caramel22
Tags: lines, nodal
Share this thread:
Oct28-07, 11:37 AM
P: 1
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

In a two - point in phase inteference pattern, what will happen to the number of nodal lines if the wavelength of the two sources increases? Justify your answer

2. Relevant equations

Not too sure if an equation is needed to answer this question

3. The attempt at a solution

I said they would stay the same but its wrong.
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on
Fungus deadly to AIDS patients found to grow on trees
Canola genome sequence reveals evolutionary 'love triangle'
Scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors
Feb24-10, 03:59 PM
P: 1
as the wavelength increases there will be more more nodal lines as the frequency will also increase. with faster wavelenghts the frequency will increase which means the waves will be shorter which will allow for more destructive interference which are nodal lines.

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Find the shortest distance between 2 non-paralle lines (skew lines) in 3-space Calculus 4
Angles of Nodal Lines (Two point light source) Introductory Physics Homework 1
Second Nodal Lines Introductory Physics Homework 1
Force Lines and Equipotential lines Introductory Physics Homework 1
Nodal Lines Introductory Physics Homework 0