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No Change in Pattern Spacing

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Light of a certain wavelength falls upon two closely-spaced slits and forms a diffraction pattern on a screen.

Which one of the following changes would maintain the exact spacing between bands in the diffraction pattern?

A

Change the distance between the slits.

B

Change the color of the light.

C

Change the intensity of the light.

D

Change the distance between the slits and the screen.