AravindG
  • AravindG
doubts: 1.does interference takes place between only same type of waves??i mean can light wave and sound waves interfere? 2.What is the main difference between interference and diffraction?
Physics
  • Stacey Warren - Expert brainly.com
Hey! We 've verified this expert answer for you, click below to unlock the details :)
SOLVED
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
chestercat
  • chestercat
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
AravindG
  • AravindG
@phi
anonymous
  • anonymous
1: only between waves of the same type. A bit of electric field (light) can't cancel or reinforce a bit of pressure (sound)
anonymous
  • anonymous
2: there are lots of possible answers. diffraction is when a wave changes direction due to encountering an edge. Interference is when two waves encounter each other and reinforce or cancel one another.

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.

More answers

anonymous
  • anonymous
1. Well, there has to be some coupling between the underlying forces, but yes. What you are asking is essentially whether sound waves can be made visible, and the answer is yes, because a sound wave changes the density of the medium through which it moves, and this affects the index of refraction, so light waves will also be affected. 2. Interference is a general term, for what happens when two waves meet. Diffraction is a particular type of light behaviour. It's possible to consider diffraction a consequence of interference, if you take the Huygen's Principle approach to describing it.
AravindG
  • AravindG
thanks !!

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.