Q. 74.1( 46 Votes )

The shape of the

Answer :

In Young’s double slit experiment, all fringes are of equal width. Fringe width is given by



Where, is fringe width, is wavelength, D is distance between slit and screen and d is the distance between two slits.


If D


Since, where n= 1,2,3…..


Where, x is the position of point observed from central maxima. Therefore, the shape of the interference fringes will be hyperbolic.

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