Wave-Particle Duality


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timothy_ho_4B
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Wave-Particle Duality

Postby timothy_ho_4B » Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:27 pm

Which experiments display the wave characteristics of a photon and which ones display the particle characteristics?

arif_latif_2G
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Re: Wave-Particle Duality

Postby arif_latif_2G » Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:38 pm

The photoelectric effect documents light's particle properties while de Broglie's wavelength hypothesis along with Davisson's and Germer's experiments showed light's wavelength properties. There are probably other experiments/theories/hypotheses that exist but these two are the ones we learned about. I hope this answer satisfies your question.


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