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Homework Help: A light Problem,Please Help

  1. Apr 8, 2007 #1
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    Monochromatic light with λ=600 nm passes through a fast shutter that opens for 10-9 s. What is the approximate spread of of wavelengths Δλ of the light after it has passed through the shutter?
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  3. Apr 8, 2007 #2
    10-9 s = 10 nano s. sorry for this mistake.
  4. Apr 8, 2007 #3


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    What have you done thus far?
  5. Apr 8, 2007 #4

    Meir Achuz

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    Use d\omega X dt~1.
  6. Apr 10, 2007 #5
    i tried like u d/omega x but i couldn't reach a correct solution... :(
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