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About thin film interference, and how it demonstrates that light is a wave.
This applet models resonance and interference effects as waves pass through various layers. There are two modes: Electromagnetic, which models the transmission of light through multi-layer films, and ...
An answer from PhysLink.com about thin film interference, whic explains why you see rainbow colours in oil.
An explanation of how the brilliant metallic blue of morpho butterflies is created by thin film interference.
Why do you see rainbows in soap bubbles or on oil and water? Explanation of thin film interference from HowStuffWorks.com
Non-mathematical explanation of colours seen in an oil film, caused by light interference. Nice diagram and accompanying photograph.
The site gives an interactive demonstration of interference by using two circular waves to form a constructive interference
Java Applet showing two-source interference, with lines of constructive and destructive interference drawn
A well described page explaining electron interference. There is a very good multimedia example of this effect - showing the interference pattern produced by firing electrons through two slits.
Java applet ray diagram to show image formation with thin lenses or mirrors. The focal length and object distance can be changed.
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