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This Exploratorium site provides an explanation of how soap films produce color bands. Wave interference is used to explain the colors observed without mathematics. Photos illustrate the phenomenon and drawings help make the explanation clear.
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Optics
- Color
- Interference
= Thin Films
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- Lower Undergraduate
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Keywords:
Soap film, cancel, cancellation, reinforce, superposition, wavelength
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Metadata instance created June 18, 2008 by Logan Hancock
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June 19, 2008 by Ed Lee
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubble_colors.html).
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Bubble Colors (Exploratorium, San Francisco), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubble_colors.html>.
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Bubble Colors. (n.d.). Retrieved July 26, 2014, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubble_colors.html
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Exploratorium. Bubble Colors. San Francisco: Exploratorium. http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubble_colors.html (accessed 26 July 2014).
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Bubble Colors. San Francisco: Exploratorium. 26 July 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/bubbles/bubble_colors.html>.
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