Waves from two sources vibrating at the same frequency will meet up with one another to produce a pattern of nodes and antinodes. Explore this phenomenon with our Two-Point Source Interference Patterns simulation.

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Users are encouraged to open the Interactive and explore. For a more directed experience, you could use our Interference Patterns exercise. The Exercise is designed as a classroom-ready exercise to be used with students. 

Learners and Instructors may also be interested in viewing the accompanying Notes page. Technical information, teaching suggestions, and related resources that complement this Interactive are provided on the Notes page. View Notes.

Our Two-Point Source Interference Patterns simulation is now available with a Concept Checker. Do the simulation. Then follow it up with the Concept Checker.