6D40.27 - Lloyd's Mirror - Optical Version
Put the diffusing lens on the laser and point toward the screen. Bring the front surface mirror in at a 90 degree angle to the beam and adjust to a very small grazing angle. When the proper adjustments are made a number of interference lines should be seen on the screen.
NOTE: The farther away the screen is from the mirror the easier the lines are to see.
- O-410: "Fresnel Biprism-Lloyd's Mirror", DICK and RAE Physics Demo Notebook.
- Wallace A. Hilton, "I-2 Lloyd's Mirror", Experiments in Optical Physics, p. 20.
- Gordon McComb, "Build a Michelson Interferometer", Lasers, Ray Guns, & Light Cannons - Projects from the Wizard's Workbench, p. 153.
- C. Harvey Palmer, "Experiment B3: Demonstration of Lloyd's Mirror Fringes and Their Achromatization", Optics - Experiments and Demonstrations, John Hopkins Press, 1962.
- "24, Lloyd's Experiment on Interference", Experiments in Optics, Part 1, J. Klinger Scientific Apparatus Corp., Bulletin 101.
- W. Bolton, "Lloyd's Mirror With Water Waves", Book 2 - Waves and Particles, Physics Experiments and Projects, 1968, p. 70-71.
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