Physics Applets

Michelson

Link: Simulation

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This applet simulates the operation of a Michelson interferometer under diffuse illumination.

On starting the applet, the user has access to four panels:

Valid gases are:

GasRefractivity (n-1) x10^-6
Helium36
Hydrogen132
Argon281
Carbon Monoxide338
Carbon Dioxide451
Nitrous Oxide516
Acetylene606
Chlorine773