The radius of curvature of the convex surface of a planoconvex lens is 95.2cm. The lens is placed convex side down on a perfectly flat glass plate that is illuminated from above with red light having a wavelength of 580 nm. Find the diameter of the second bright ring in the interference pattern© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 11:15 pm ad1c9bdddf
The experimental setup metioned in the problem corresponds to the Newton's ring experiment.
In a Newton's ring experiment, the diameter of the nth bright ring is given by the formula,
Dn = 2 * sqrt[ ( ...
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