Lecture 3: Wavelike Properties of Radiation
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Feb. 10, 2009, recorded: September 2005, views: 1239
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I. Light: Periodic Variation of Electromagnetic Field
A. Oscillation vs. propagation
B. Calculating speed of wave
C. Visible light
II. Wave Nature of Light
B. Constructive and destructive interference
III. Wavelike Properties of Radiation
A. Young’s two slit experiment
B. General condition for constructive interference
C. General condition for destructive interference
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