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Constructive Interference Eq'n

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Homework Statement


Derive the equation 2t=(n+1/2)(lamba/index of refraction) to show it's the correct eq'n for constructive interference on reflection. Include a diagram.


Homework Equations


2t=(n+1/2)(lambda/index of refraction)


The Attempt at a Solution


I'm not sure how you'd show it's the correct eq'n...
 

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tiny-tim
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hi baileya! :smile:

(have a lambda: λ :wink:)
… Include a diagram.

I'm not sure how you'd show it's the correct eq'n...
you'd draw a diagram! :wink:

what does it show? :smile:
 

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