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Illustration Double-slit Experiment - distance, angle, right triangle

Double-slit Experiment - distance, angle, right triangle

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The distance between the double slit and the screen is \( a \). The distance \( x \) is measured from the main maximum to some bright or dark interference fringe. The hypotenuse is \( h \). And \( \theta \) indicates at which angle the considered interference fringe is located. From this you can get the relation:\[ \sin(\theta) ~=~ \frac{x}{a} \]

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