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Superposition Principle of Wave

This animation allows the interference of two traveling waves to be explored. They can be made to travel in the same direction or opposite directions.

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Atomic Lab Applets

Applets demonstrating Interference Experiments and Bose-Einstein-Condensation from the physics 2000 website

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Why are butterflies colored?

An explanation of how the brilliant metallic blue of morpho butterflies is created by thin film interference.

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Double Slit Interference

A java applet to investigate Young's fringes slit width can be varied as can wavelength. Shows wavefronts.

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Interference of Sound

A good explanation of how sound waves can interfere and affect what you hear. Includes details of a demonstration with a tuning fork.

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Why do rainbow-like colours appear on the surface of oil?

Non-mathematical explanation of colours seen in an oil film, caused by light interference. Nice diagram and accompanying photograph.

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Iridescence

An interesting but straightforward page about iridescence, explaining how interference works to create rainbows on oil on a wet pavement, with links to pages about butterflies, beetles and peacocks.

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Beat frequencies

When two sound waves of different frequency approach your ear, the alternating constructive and destructive interference causes the sound to be alternatively soft and loud - a phenomenon which is ...

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Wave Interference 2

This applet demonstrates several superpositions of sinusoidal wave forms. A basic site which gives a basic understanding of the principle of superposition.

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Wave Interference 3

This applet demonstrates superpositions of wave forms which you draw yourself. A basic site which gives a basic understanding of the principle of superposition.

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