Of-1 Diffraction Grating Spectrum (using white light)
Published: Wednesday 15 March 2006 - Updated: Monday 28 March 2011
To demonstrate the white light spectrum.
- Slide projector
- Diffraction grating
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A slide projector is directed towards the front of the lecture theatre. A diffraction grating with 15000 lines to the inch is mounted vertically in the beam producing a brilliant spectrum in the region shown.