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Old May 3rd 2009, 04:36 AM   #1
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interference vs diffraction ??

given a question with two or more slits , how to determine if it is interference or diffraction?
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Old May 3rd 2009, 10:27 PM   #2
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In diffraction, the contrast between the bright and dark bands will vary as you move across the pattern .
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