Wc-6 Lloyd's Mirror (using Microwaves)
Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006 - Updated: Wednesday 30 March 2011
To demonstrate interference using a single mirror.
- 3 cm microwave apparatus
- Metal mirror
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In Lloyd's single mirror experiment the microwave transmitter is clamped approximately 50 cm above a metal reflecting surface. As the receiver is scanned along the line BC an interference pattern consisting of maxima and minima is observed.