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Yellow light is used in single slit diffraction experiment with slit width 0.6 mm.  If yellow light is replaced by X-rays, then the pattern will reveal that

a)

No diffraction pattern

b)

That the central maxima narrower

c)

Less number of fringes

d)

More number of fringes


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Yellow light is used in single slit diffraction experiment with slit width 0.6 mm.  If yellow light is replaced by X-rays, then the pattern will reveal that

a)

No diffraction pattern

b)

That the central maxima narrower

c)

Less number of fringes

d)

More number of fringes

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

To see the diffraction pattern, wavelength of radiation must be of the order of the dimensions of the slit.  But here slit width 0.6 mm is very much large in comparison to wavelength of X-ray   Therefore no diffraction pattern is observed.



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