Question

In a double-slit experiment, instead of taking slits of equal width, one slit is made twice as wide as the other. Then, in the interference pattern

Solution

Correct option is

The intensities of both the maxima and the minima increase

 

Clearly, the intensity of minima increases. Again,     

                     

                       

Clearly, the intensity of maxima increases.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The slits in a double-slit interference experiment are illuminated by orange light (λ = 60 nm). A thin transparent plastic of thickness t is placed in front of one of the slits. The number of fringes shifting on screen is plotted versus the refractive index μ of the plastic in graph shown in fig. The value of t is

                                                  

Q2

In a YDSE with identical slits, the intensity of the central bright fringe is . If one of the slits is covered, the intensity at the same point is

Q3

The maximum intensity in Young’s double-slit experiment is I0. Distance between the slits is d = 5λ, where λ is the wavelength of monochromatic light used in the experiment. What will be the intensity of light in front of one of the slits on a screen at a distance D = d?       

Q4

Two identical coherent sources are placed on a diameter of a circle of radius R at separation x (<< R) symmetrical about the centre of the circle. The sources emit identical wavelength λ each. The number of points on the circle of maximum intensity is (x = 5λ).  

Q5

In Young’s double-slit experiment  (d = distance between slits, D = distance of screen from the slits). At a point P on the screen, resulting intensity is equal to the intensity due to the individual slitI0. Then, the distance of point P from the central maximum is (λ = 6000 Ã…)

Q6

To produce a minimum reflection of wavelength near the middle of visible spectrum (550 nm) how thick should a coating of MgF(μ = 1.38) be vacuum-coated on a glass surface?   

Q7

A thin film of refractive index 1.5 and thickness 4 × 10–5 cm is illuminated by light normal to the surface. What wavelength within the visible spectrum will be intensified in the reflected beam?

Q8

A plane wave of monochromatic light falls normally on a uniform thin film of oil which covers a glass plate. The wavelength of source can be varied continuously. Complete destructive interference is observed for λ = 5000Ã… and λ = 1000 Ã… and for no other wavelength in between. If μ of oil is 1.3 and that of glass is 1.5, the thickness of the film will be  

Q9

A light ray frequency v and wavelength λ enters a liquid of refractive index . The ray travels in the liquid with  

Q10

Light of wavelength λ = 5890 Ã… falls on a double-slit arrangement having separation d = 0.2 mm. A thin lens of focal length f = 1 m is placed near the slits. The linear separation of fringes on a screen placed in the focal plane of the lens is