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Calculate the de Broglie wavelength of a 0.155 kg ball travelling at 85.0 m.s-1. Can we detect this wavelength or observe the wavelike characteristics of this ball? I am stuck on second one. Can anyone tell me when we can or can't detect wavelength? Thanks.
To add on to the first response, we are generally unable to observe wave-like behaviors in large objects like baseballs. Because electrons are so small, we can measure wavelength and frequency, but not enough wave-like properties are visible in a larger object to actually make a difference. They are just much too large.
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