The main difference between interference and diffraction is

Options :
  1. interference is due to diffraction between the rays of two isolated light sources, while diffraction is due to diffraction of light from a single source
  2. interference is due to two waves obtained from a single source, while diffraction is the interference by the light waves from the same wavefront
  3. interference is due to two transmitted waves
  4. none of the above

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


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