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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.

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.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
1 source code document is available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Diffraction
- General
- Interference
= Interference From Two Sources
Quantum Physics
- Probability, Waves, and Interference
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Model
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- Educators
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Fu-Kwun Hwang
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Metadata instance created November 22, 2008 by Wolfgang Christian
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June 10, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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October 22, 2008
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Multiple Slit Diffraction Model:

Is the Basis For http://weelookang.blogspot.sg/2013/07/young-double-and-multi-slits-java.html

Another Young Double and Multi Slits Java Applet Ejs Open Source Physics Computer Model From adapted or redesigned from  Multiple Slit Diffraction Model written by Fu-Kwun Hwang, Robert Mohr, Wolfgang Christian and this version lookang taking codes and ideas from andrew duffy, fu-kwun hwang and lee tat leong.

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