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Soap Film Interference
# 6D30.20


Description: Dip the cylinder into the soap solution. Adjust the angle until the pattern appears on the side wall.

Bubble Solution Formula:

  • 1/2 Liter Joy dishwashing liquid
  • 1/2 Liter warm water
  • 15 Milliliters (one tablespoon) of Glycerine


Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 20 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 23-18 Reflect white light off a soap film on a wire frame.
Sutton L-67 Project light reflecting off a soap film onto a screen.
Freier and Anderson Ol-16 Reflect white light off a soap film onto a screen.
Sutton L-68 Illuminate a soap film with an extended source in a darkened room.

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