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Michelson interferometer

Michelson interferometer

Item no.: P2220500
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Experiment Type: Teacher Experiment, Laboratory Experiment

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In the Michelson arrangement interference will occur by the use of 2 mirrors. The wavelength is determined by displacing one mirror using the micrometerscrew.


  • discover the essence of the Physics Nobel Prize of 1907
  • lead to experimental findings that only special relativity theory could explain
  • pre setup of the critical components makes for short preparation time


Determination of the wavelength of the light of the used laser.

What you can learn about

  • Interference
  • Wavelength
  • Refractive index
  • Velocity of light
  • Phase
  • Virtual light source
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p2220500e.pdf Experiment guide, English 208.21 KB

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