Explain using Huygen's principle , how diffraction is produced by a narrow slit which is illuminated by a monocromatic light. Show that central maximum is twice as wide as the other maxima and pattern becomes narrower as the width of the slit is increased.

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Answered by Romal Bhansali | 2nd Dec, 2015, 12:07: PM