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Young’s double slit experiment uses a monochromatic source. The shape of the interference fringes formed on a screen

  • Option 1)

    straight line

  • Option 2)


  • Option 3)


  • Option 4)



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As we learnt in

Young Double Slit Experiment -

- wherein

y=\Delta x\cdot \left ( \frac{D}{d} \right )

y= Distance of a point on screen from central maxima

\Delta x= Path difference at that point



Straight line fringes are formed on screen.

Correct option is 1. 


Option 1)

straight line

This is the correct option.

Option 2)


This is an incorrect option.

Option 3)


This is an incorrect option.

Option 4)


This is an incorrect option.

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