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Postby Tara_Hekmati_3B » Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:21 pm

Do neutrons act like electrons when they pass through a crystal? Meaning do they diffract and do they have wavelike properties?

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Re: Neutrons

Postby BrianaBarr2A » Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:21 am

Neutrons do diffract when passing through a crystal and exhibit wave-like properties it just depends on the mass of the neutron.

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Re: Neutrons

Postby Katherine_Zhuo_3B » Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:13 am

In fact, all matter has wavelike properties. However, only those with small mass and high velocity have wavelike properties that could be detected. For everyday objects such as baseballs, it is difficult to detect the wavelike properties.

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Re: Neutrons

Postby Yuchien Ma 2L » Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:02 pm

Neutrons do have wave-like properties.

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Re: Neutrons

Postby sid bauer » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:34 pm

Because Neutrons behave like a wave can we use the equation E = mc^2 to find the energy of the neutron if we know the mass of the neutron?

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