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Homework Help: Michelson interferometer - change splitting pattern

  1. Nov 17, 2008 #1
    How would you change the splitting patterns for an interferometer? (Specifically a Michelson interferometer, if it matters) How would changing the fixed mirror, movable mirror, etc. affect the pattern?

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    We just started learning some optics, and are just supposed to understand this conceptually or with a minimum amount of math.
     
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  3. Nov 17, 2008 #2

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