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Illustration Double-slit Experiment - interference pattern on the screen

<span>Double-slit Experiment - interference pattern on the screen</span>
Double-slit Experiment - interference pattern on the screen
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In the double-slit experiment, monochromatic light is shone onto a double slit. Behind the double slit, an interference pattern is created on the screen, that is a sequence of bright (here: red) and dark (here: white) stripes. Dark stripes are regions without light.