What is Young's double-slit formula?

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The Young’s Double Slit equation is d sin θ = mλ (for m = 0, 1, −1, 2, −2, etc.) and describes constructive interference. For fixed values of d and λ, the larger m is, the larger sin θ is. However, the maximum value that sin θ can have is 1, for an angle of 90º.

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