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Basic explanation of light diffraction caused by a CD.
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A compact disc under skimming light rays
The optical properties of a compact disc under “skimming” light rays have been analyzed. A physical interpretation of this phenomenon on the basis of elementary optics concepts is provided. Extension of these concepts to DVDs is given.
A simple experiment to distinguish between replicated and duplicated compact discs using Fraunhofer diffraction
Experiment to distinguish between replicated and duplicated compact discs based on Fraunhofer diffraction.
Compact disc diffraction
Introduction in optical experiments with CDs. (1990)
Physics Education The physics of the compact disc
Explanation of the basic physics principles: derivation of the signal by interference, the dependence of audio frequency response and playing time on the optical wavelength used.
Vorlesungsskript Grundlagen der Physik (Optik): ab Seite 87 zu Beugung und Interferenz.