Kanseri, Bhaskar and Bisht, Nandan S. and Kandpal, H. C. (2008) Observation of the Fresnel and Arago laws using the Mach-Zehnder interferometer. American Journal of Physics , 76 (1). pp. 39-42. ISSN 0002-9505

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An experimental study is conducted to determine the effect of polarization on the interference of light waves. By using the temporal coherence property of light in a Mach-Zehnder interferometer, we verified the four important Fresnel and Arago laws for linearly polarized and circularly polarized light. This experiment provides a simple method for undergraduates to study the phenomena of interference and polarization. (C) 2008 American Association of Physics Teachers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Physics
Depositing User: Ms Neetu Chandra
Date Deposited: 20 May 2015 07:42
Last Modified: 20 May 2015 07:42
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