6D10.20 - Interference - Microwave (Db. Slit)

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Interference - Microwave (Db. Slit)
Diffraction of Waves
Area of Study:
Optics, Astronomy
Microwave Generator and Receiver, Amplifier and Speaker, Rotating stand and Db. Slit.

The microwave system with double slit is arranged as shown.

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