Multiple Slit Diffraction Model Documents

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Main Document

Multiple Slit Diffraction Model 

written by Fu-Kwun Hwang
edited by Robert Mohr and Wolfgang Christian

The EJS Multiple Slit Diffraction model allows the user to simulate Fraunhofer diffraction through single or multiple slits. The user can modify the number of slits, the slit width, the slit separation and the wavelength of the incident light. The scale of the diffraction pattern can also be changed and a plot of the light intensity can be toggled on and off with a checkbox. A basic theoretical introduction to diffraction is included.

The Multiple Slit Diffraction Model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.  Double clicking the ejs_ntnu_optics_MultipleSlitDiffraction.jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  Ejs is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models.  Additional Open Source Physics programs for quantum mechanics are available.  They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or EJS.

Last Modified June 10, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Multiple Slit Diffraction Model source code 

The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Multiple Slit Diffraction Model.  Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.

Published November 22, 2008
Last Modified June 10, 2014

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