This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Double-slit Experiment, 1 of 3

Double-slit Experiment, 1 of 3


Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.




Double-slit experiment, Photo 1 of 3. Interference pattern observed in a modern-day replica of Thomas Young's double-slit experiment. A coherent beam from a Helium-Neon laser is incident on two closely-spaced 25-micron-wide slits and the resulting diffraction pattern is observed at some distance away. In this series the camera to the double-slit distance is fixed. Photo 1 and Photo 2 use two different Helium-Neon lasers, red (632.8 nm) and green (543.4 nm), illuminating the same double-slit (75 micron slit separation). Note the fringe spacing is smaller for shorter (green) wavelength. Photo 3 uses the same red laser as Photo 1, but the separation between the individual slits is smaller (58 micron). Note the increased fringe spacing in Photo 3 compared to.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not available.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}