Schrodinger and De Broglie's Equation



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Clara Cho 2K
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Schrodinger and De Broglie's Equation

Postby Clara Cho 2K » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:04 pm

In which situations would you use the Schrodinger equation and which one would you use De Broglie's equation?

ranqiao1e
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Re: Schrodinger and De Broglie's Equation

Postby ranqiao1e » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:09 pm

Schrodinger's is used to calculate the energy level of atoms. De Broglie's is used to calculate the wavelength of a moving object.

Charysa Santos 4G
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Re: Schrodinger and De Broglie's Equation

Postby Charysa Santos 4G » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:19 pm

If you're dealing with quantum numbers and atomic orbitals in a question, you will most likely use Schrodinger's wave function equation. De Broglie's would be to find the wavelength (for instance, if you are given the mass and/or velocity of an object, then you would use De Broglie's equation).

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Re: Schrodinger and De Broglie's Equation

Postby Charysa Santos 4G » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:23 pm

I forgot to add that you can also use De Broglie's if you are given the wavelength and you need to find either mass or velocity (λ = h/mv).


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