Problem: Light of 540 nm wavelength is shone through a single slit with a width of 10 μm. What is the maximum possible number of dark fringes that could fit on any screen place in front of the slit?

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Light of 540 nm wavelength is shone through a single slit with a width of 10 μm. What is the maximum possible number of dark fringes that could fit on any screen place in front of the slit?

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