PIRA Classification: 6D40.10
Description: A Michelson interferometer is shown to the class. The laser (which is carefully aligned) is turned on while the initial position of the micrometer is read. The number of fringes is counted while the micrometer is slowly turned. The final position of the micrometer is read again.
Special Instructions: This demo cannot be requested at the same time as 6D40.35 (Fabry-Perot interferometer).
Setup time: 5 minutes
Safety Issues: None