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Physical Optics, Comprehensive Questions

See here the comprehensive questions of Physical Optics included in the new course of First Year Physics.

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Question 1 Question 1: What is meant by dual nature of light? Discuss the history about the nature of light in detail.
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Question 2 Explain the diffraction of X-rays by crystal and derive an expression for Bragg’s Law to find the wavelength of light used.
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Question 3 Explain the experimental arrangements for the production of interference fringes by Young’s double slit experiment and get an expression for the fringes space.
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Question 4 State and explain Huygens Principle. What is the difference between spherical and plane wave fronts?
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Question 5 Explain the interference effect produced by thin films.
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Question 6 What is the principle of interference of light? Discuss the necessary conditions for the interference of light.
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Question 7 What is diffraction grating? How can the wavelength of a beam of light be measured with it?
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Question 8 Describe construction and working of Michelson’s Interferometer. How one can determine the wavelength of light by using this instrument?
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Question 9 What is meant by plane polarized light? How do this phenomena decide the light waves are transverse in nature?
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