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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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FIGURE P33.56 shows the light intensity on a screen behind a single slit. The wavelength of the light is and the slit width is . What is the distance from the slit to the screen?

The distance from the slit to the screen

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Step 1: Central Cringe

Remember that the entire width of a main fringes in the single study is given by

In an intellectual result, we can resolve parametrically only for the length to find a solution.

Step 2: Length

In terms of quantity, our length will just be

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