6D20.31 - Measuring Wavelength With a Ruler

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Measuring Wavelength With a Ruler
Area of Study:
Optics, Astronomy
  • Vincent Mallette, "Laser Beam Diffraction by a Plastic Ruler", TPT, Vol. 9, # 1, Jan. 1971, p. 47.
  • John Macdonald, Sean V. O'Leary, "Measuring the Diameter of a Hair with a Steel Rule", AJP, Vol. 62, #8, Aug. 1994, p. 763. 
  • M. L. Mukherjee, "Negative Order Fraunhofer Diffraction Pattern of He-Ne Laser Light", AJP, Vol. 45, #7, July 1977, p. 678.
  • A. L. Schawlow, "Measuring the Wavelength of Light with a Ruler", AJP, Vol. 33, 1965, p. 922.
  • O-525:  "Steel Engraved Ruler",  DICK and RAE Physics Demo Notebook.
  • T. Kallard, "Measuring the Wavelength of Light with a Ruler", Exploring Laser Light, p. 201.
  • Robert Ehrlich, "11.2, Measuring the Wavelength of Light by Ruler", Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down, p. 172.

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