Modern Physics, Spring '11

Homework 2 -- Due Friday, Feb. 4, 9:30 AM

Problems from Townsend Chapter 1

1. Problem 1.29 ("Suppose that the two very narrow slits...")

2. Problem 1.33 ("A photon with wavelength lambda is incident...") You should of course first make sure you understand the given expression.

3. Problem 1.38 ("For a grating with N equally spaced narrow slits...") If you don't get what he says about z_P being "a geometric series that can be summed', ask me.

4. Problem 1.43 ("Use the principle of least time...")

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