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    A source emits 531.62 nm and 532.82 nm light.

    1.) What minimum number of lines is required for a grating that resolves the two wavelengths in the first-order spectrum?

    2.) Determine the slit spacing for a grating 2.08 cm wide that has the required minimum number of lines.

    Answer in units of um.

    Please show all work and diagrams.

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    A source emits 531.62 nm and 532.82 nm light.

    1.) What minimum number of lines is required for a grating that resolves the two wavelengths
    in the first-order spectrum?

    2.) Determine the slit spacing for a grating 2.08 cm wide that ...

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    It finds the required minimum number of lines for a grating to resolve the two lights. The solution is detailed and was rated '5/5' by the student who originally posted the questions.

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