Waves


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JChen_2I
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Waves

Postby JChen_2I » Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:24 pm

How long does an object's wavelength have to be to be considered to have wavelike properties?

DMuth_1J
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Re: Waves

Postby DMuth_1J » Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:26 pm

I remember there being a specific number, and am tentative in saying 10^-15 m

Claire Lo 3C
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Re: Waves

Postby Claire Lo 3C » Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:01 pm

As long as it's greater than 10^-15 m, then it's considered to have measurable wavelike properties.

Ethan Low 1L
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Re: Waves

Postby Ethan Low 1L » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:55 pm

Its considered when it is Larger than 10^-15 m!

Kayli Choy 2F
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Re: Waves

Postby Kayli Choy 2F » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:43 pm

All objects have wave-like properties to an extent, but waves with wavelengths larger than 10^-15m are observable, so objects with wavelengths that are larger than 10^-15m have observable wave-like properties. Objects with a tiny mass and fast speed (like electrons, protons, etc.) have observable wave-like properties.


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