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The normal lens on a 35-mm camera has a focal length of 50.0 mm. Its aperture diameter varies from a maximum of 25 mm ($f/2$) to a minimum of 3.0 mm ($f/16$). Determine the resolution limit set by diffraction for ($f/2$) and ($f/16$). Specify as the number of lines per millimeter resolved on the detector or film. Take $\lambda$ = 560 nm.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

f/2: 730 lines/mm, f/16: 88 lines/mm

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 25, Problem 58


Chapter 25, Problem 58 is solved.

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