Diffraction

HideShow resource information

Diffraction is the sprading out of waves as they pass through a gap. 

For diffraction to be significant, the gap that the waves are passing through must be of the same order of magnitude as the wavelength of the wave. 

Microwaves and Soundwaves 

If you put a metal grid infront of a beam of microwaves, the bars of the grid

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Physics resources:

See all Physics resources »See all Waves resources »