(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two slits are separated by 0.320 mm. A beam of 500-nm light strikes the slits, producing an interference pattern. Determine the number of maxima observed in the angular range -30 degrees < theta < 30 degrees.

2. Relevant equations

d*sin(theta) = m*(lambda)

3. The attempt at a solution

(.32)sin(30)/.0005mm = m

m=320

so there are 320 maxima in 30 degrees. and thus 640 in this total range. is that right?

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Double slit interference pattern

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