Interference phenomenon with mobile displays

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Abstract

A simple experiment is presented in which the spacing and geometric pattern of pixels in mobile displays is measured. The technique is based on optical constructive interference. While the experiment is another opportunity to demonstrate wave interference from a grating-like structure, this can also be used to demonstrate concepts of solid state physics such as direct and reciprocal lattice vectors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number475
Pages (from-to)475-481
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Education
Volume50
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2015

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Interference phenomenon with mobile displays. / Trantham, Kenneth.

In: Physics Education, Vol. 50, No. 4, 475, 01.07.2015, p. 475-481.

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