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Double slit

  1. Oct 11, 2011 #1
    can the double slit experiment be performed with systems other than light?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 11, 2011 #2


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    Yes. Some of them even at home.

    Make a double slit of carton (slits 1cm wide, separated by 10cm), install it in your bathtub, and play with water waves.

    Make a double hole in a sheet of rubber foam and play with sounds generated by small loudspeaker.

    ...and some experiments demanding more serious lab: with electrons, or even atoms.
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2011
  4. Oct 11, 2011 #3
    @xts that is really cool
  5. Oct 12, 2011 #4
    Also electron beam. That's quite interesting.
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