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So is there any other use to Young´s interferometer?

  1. May 16, 2009 #1
    Other than using it to prove the particle and wave naturo of particles and of course show interference?

    Or does it has some other use?
     
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  3. May 17, 2009 #2

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  4. May 17, 2009 #3

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    A Young-type interferometer measures the spatial coherence of a wavefront. As such, it can be used not only as a diagnostic instrument, but also, IIRC, to measure the size of stars.
     
  5. May 17, 2009 #4
    Thanks for the answers
     
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