Diffraction through One Slit – 6C10.00

Single Slit and Laser – 6C10.10

Laser_1slit_6C1010

  • A laser shines on a slide containing several single slits.
  • The diffraction pattern appears on the side wall.
  • Two different color lasers can be used to demonstrate the wavelength dependence of the pattern.

Location: Jacobs B122 – Shelves 166 & 240

Adjustable Slit and Laser – 6C10.15

Laser_adjust_slit_6C10.15

  • A laser shines on an adjustable slit.
  • The diffraction pattern appears on the side wall.

Location: Jacobs B122 – Shelves 166 & 240

Microwave Diffraction – 6C10.50

Pasco Microwave_6A42551

  • A single slit is placed between a microwave transmitter and receiver.
  • Move the receiver around to find maxima and minima.
  • The diffraction pattern appears on the side wall.

Location: Jacobs B122 – Shelf 256