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Question from Wave Optics

Rajat Asked:

What is the difference between interference and diffraction?


Interference is caused by the superposition of wave fronts from two coherent sources; But diffraction is caused by the superposition of wavelets from a single wavefront when it confronts an obstacle or a slit.

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