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Homework Help: Light interference

  1. Jan 24, 2005 #1
    Why don't we see interference of light from two light sources such as two candles? 2 reasons are required.

    Thanks
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 24, 2005 #2
    I was all set to answer till you added "2 reasons are required"... it makes this sound suspiciously like a homework problem.
     
  4. Jan 24, 2005 #3
    since this is a homework problem, i can't give you the answer..(you said 2 reasons are required) :rolleyes: but i'll give you some hints lead to the answer

    1. wavelength... in order for a interference exist... what is the restriction on the wavelength?
    2. the phase of the light wave.....
     
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