College of Letters & Science
Department of Physics
Single Slit and Laser
6C10.10 SINGLE SLIT AND LASER
A laser beam can be diffracted by one of four single slits.
The resulting diffraction pattern can be projected on a wall or white board.
Room lights must be off.
Slit slide has 4 different slits: .02, .04, .08, and .16 mm.
Typical slit pattern seen in darkened room.