Kanseri, Bhaskar and Bisht, Nandan S and Rath, Shyama and Kandpal, H. C. (2009) A modified version of Young's interferometer to study the Fresnel and Arago interference laws. European Journal of Physics , 30 (4). pp. 835-844. ISSN 1361-6404

[img] PDF - Published Version
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (620Kb) | Request a copy


We present a modified version of Young's interferometer to verify experimentally the four interference laws propounded by Fresnel and Arago. Theoretical analysis is given using the complex algebra and the matrix representation for polarizers, rotators and the electromagnetic field. The advantage of the modified interferometer over other spatial coherence-based interferometers is that it provides ease of use in performing experiments and may assist the understanding of physics in undergraduate laboratories.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to M/s Elsevier B.V.
Subjects: Education,Educational Research
Depositing User: Ms Neetu Chandra
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2012 12:15
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2012 12:15
URI: http://npl.csircentral.net/id/eprint/567

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item