Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

Laser Diffraction and Interference

A laser is directed at an adjustable single slit and then a pinhole and the resulting diffraction patterns can be seen on a screen.

A laser directed at two slits spaced closely next to each other creates an interference pattern within the diffraction pattern. Shining lasers of different wavelength light shows how the wavelength affects the interference and diffraction patterns.

Comments (1)

insert here

Posted over 3 years by Anonymous 00:00:03

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Category: Science | Updated over 6 years ago

Created
April 16, 2009 11:06
Category
Tags
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
41765 times

More from MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Physics Demo -- Jumping Wire

MIT Physics Demo -- Jumping Wire

Added over 8 years ago | 00:00:37 | 40485 views

Breaking Glass with Sound

Breaking Glass with Sound

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:02:33 | 67639 views

MIT Physics Demo -- Conducting Glass

MIT Physics Demo -- Conducting Glass

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:01:11 | 56401 views

MIT Physics Demo -- Jacob's Ladder and the Melting Nail

MIT Physics Demo -- Jacob's Ladder ...

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:01:26 | 58808 views

Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:02:36 | 93408 views

Physics Demo -- Lenz's Law

Physics Demo -- Lenz's Law

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:00:28 | 54127 views