Diffraction © Siemens Stiftung 2018 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Diffraction

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Graphic:
Diffraction of waves on encountering an obstacle.

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2018-04-22
The graphic shows possible diffraction effects according to aperture and wave length.

Information and ideas:
Diffraction arises in sound waves as well, for example at corners of buildings.
Further information regarding this graphic is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.

Relevant for teaching:
Sound/acoustics: parameters
Vibrations and waves
Illustration
Physics
Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Light; Optics; Sound; Wave (physics)
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