Finding the Wavelength of Light In a Single Slit Experiment Using the Spacing in the Interference Pattern

  • 1.

    The image below shows the interference pattern formed by a light wave passing through a 21 micron wide slit and reflecting off a screen located 25 cm away. What is the wavelength of the wave?

    Answers:

    • 800 nm

    • 770 nm

    • 430 nm

    • 620 nm

  • 2.

    In the image we can see the interference pattern with minima on one side of the central maximum separated by 6.3 cm formed by a light wave passing over a slit that is 12.5 microns wide. What is the wavelength?

    The interference pattern is formed in an image located 1.2 meters away.

    Answers:

    • 650 nm

    • 680 nm

    • 730 nm

    • 780 nm

  • 3.

    In the image we can see the interference pattern formed by light rays arriving at an observation screen located 80 cm from the 14 micron slit through which the light wave passes. What is the value of the wavelength?

    Answers:

    • 730 nm

    • 630 nm

    • 430 nm

    • 562 nm

  • 4.

    An observation screen is 1.5 meters from a 13 micron slit through which a light wave passes forming an interference pattern with minima on one side of the central maximum separated by 3.2 cm. Calculate the wavelength.

    Answers:

    • 3320 nm

    • 3640 nm

    • 2710 nm

    • 2350 nm

  • 5.

    What will be the wavelength of a light wave passing through a 19 micron slit and forming an interference pattern (like the one in the image below) on an observation screen located 1.7 meters away?

    Answers:

    • 750 nm

    • 550 nm

    • 650 nm

    • 450 nm

  • 6.

    The interference pattern that can be seen in the image is formed by a light wave falling on a 7 micron wide slit and forming the pattern on an observation screen located at a distance of 55 cm.

    Answers:

    • 510 nm

    • 650 nm

    • 850 nm

    • 150 nm

  • 7.

    In the image below we can visualize an interference pattern formed on an observation screen located 35 cm from the 14 micron slit through which a light wave passes. Identify the wavelength of the light wave.

    Answers:

    • 117 nm

    • 579 nm

    • 147 nm

    • 710 nm

  • 8.

    A microwave light wave passes through a 24 micron slit and generates an interference pattern on an observation screen. What is the wavelength of the wave if the screen is located 1.4 meters away?

    Answers:

    • 320 nm

    • 710 nm

    • 410 nm

    • 620 nm

  • 9.

    What will be the wavelength of a light wave passing through a 15 micron slit and forming an interference pattern (like the one in the image below) on an observation screen located 45 cm away?

    Answers:

    • 380 nm

    • 650 nm

    • 570 nm

    • 830 nm

  • 10.

    In the image we can see the interference pattern formed by light rays arriving at an observation screen located 38 cm from the 5 micron slit through which the light wave passes. What is the value of the wavelength?

    Answers:

    • 720 nm

    • 470 nm

    • 620 nm

    • 570 nm

  • 11.

    In the image we can see the interference pattern with minima on one side of the central maximum separated by 2.7 cm formed by a light wave passing over a slit that is 20 microns wide. What is the wavelength?

    The interference pattern is formed in a screen located 0.7 meters away.

    Answers:

    • 860 nm

    • 585 nm

    • 770 nm

    • 1175 nm

  • 12.

    An observation screen is 0.5 meters from a 19 micron slit through which a light wave passes forming an interference pattern with minima on one side of the central maximum separated by 1.1 cm. Calculate the wavelength.

    Answers:

    • 740 nm

    • 660 nm

    • 510 nm

    • 420 nm

  • 13.

    The interference pattern that can be seen in the image is formed by a light wave falling on a 13 micron wide slit and forming the pattern on an observation screen located at a distance of 66 cm.

    Answers:

    • 720 nm

    • 800 nm

    • 600 nm

    • 520 nm

  • 14.

    The image below shows the interference pattern formed by a light wave passing through a 36 micron wide slit and reflecting off a screen located 77 cm away. Specify what is the wavelength of the wave?

    Answers:

    • 800 nm

    • 200 nm

    • 600 nm

    • 400 nm

  • 15.

    A microwave light wave passes through a 70 micron slit and generates an interference pattern on an observation screen. What is the wavelength of the wave if the screen is located 2 meters away?

    Answers:

    • 720 nm

    • 520 nm

    • 320 nm

    • 450 nm

  • 16.

    Calculate the wavelength of light incident on an 8 micron slit producing the interference pattern shown on a screen located 28 centimeters away.

    Answers:

    • 850 nm

    • 750 nm

    • 1048 nm

    • 950 nm

  • 17.

    A light wave falls on a 14 micron wide slit and produces an interference pattern on a screen 6.5 m away. Calculate the wavelength of the wave.

    Answers:

    • 97 nm

    • 93 nm

    • 95 nm

    • 91 nm

  • 18.

    What will be the length of a wave falling on a 12.6 micron wide slit and producing an interference pattern on a screen 14 meters away?

    Answers:

    • 22.7 nm

    • 27.1 nm

    • 29.3 nm

    • 25.7 nm

  • 19.

    A light wave passes through a slit that has a width of 17 microns forming an interference pattern on a screen located 0.75 meters away. Determine the wavelength of the wave.

    Answers:

    • 465 nm

    • 386 nm

    • 555 nm

    • 567 nm

  • 20.

    A light wave produced by thermal radiation passes through a slit having a width of 32 microns producing an interference pattern on a screen located 57 cm away. Find the wavelength of the wave.

    Answers:

    • 1562 nm

    • 1522 nm

    • 1541 nm

    • 1582 nm

  • 21.

    Determine the length of a wavelength of light produced by an infrared beam falling on a slit 24 microns wide and producing an interference pattern on a screen located 2.6 meters away.

    Answers:

    • 221 nm

    • 241 nm

    • 281 nm

    • 261 nm

  • 22.

    A television signal produces a light wave that passes through a slit that is 9 microns wide and creates an interference pattern on a screen 3 meters away. What is the length of the light wave?

    Answers:

    • 65 nm

    • 95 nm

    • 75 nm

    • 85 nm

  • 23.

    What is the length of a light wave produced by a radio signal? The wave passes through a slit that has a width of 16 microns and produces an interference pattern on a screen located at 85 cm.

    Answers:

    • 290 nm

    • 250 nm

    • 274 nm

    • 230 nm

  • 24.

    What will be the length of a wave falling on a 14 micron wide slit and producing an interference pattern on a screen 21 meters away?

    Answers:

    • 3933 nm

    • 3939 nm

    • 3339 nm

    • 3079 nm

  • 25.

    A light wave produced by thermal radiation passes through a slit having a width of 39 microns producing an interference pattern on a screen located 44 cm away. Find the wavelength of the wave.

    Answers:

    • 3760 nm

    • 3607 nm

    • 3704 nm

    • 3106 nm

  • 26.

    A light wave falls on a 24 micron wide slit and produces an interference pattern on a screen 9.1 m away. Calculate the wavelength of the wave.

    Answers:

    • 88 nm

    • 82 nm

    • 80 nm

    • 83 nm

  • 27.

    A light wave passes through a slit that has a width of 30 microns forming an interference pattern on a screen located 0.98 meters away. Determine the wavelength of the wave.

    Answers:

    • 1550 nm

    • 1057 nm

    • 1050 nm

    • 1505 nm

  • 28.

    Determine the length of a wavelength of light produced by an infrared beam falling on a slit 56 microns wide and producing an interference pattern on a screen located 4,7 meters away.

    Answers:

    • 113.4 nm

    • 131.3 nm

    • 118.1 nm

    • 137.0 nm

  • 29.

    Calculate the wavelength of light incident on an 67 micron slit producing the interference pattern shown on a screen located 60 centimeters away.

    Answers:

    • 2909 nm

    • 2090 nm

    • 2800 nm

    • 2899 nm

  • 30.

    What is the length of a light wave produced by a radio signal? The wave passes through a slit that has a width of 33 microns and produces an interference pattern on a screen located at 69 cm.

    Answers:

    • 1662 nm

    • 1670 nm

    • 1627 nm

    • 1626 nm

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