Diffraction patterns

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Mariah Guerrero 1J
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Diffraction patterns

Postby Mariah Guerrero 1J » Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:21 am

Electrons have diffraction patterns that result from constructive or destructive interference. How does this relate to De Broglie's equation?

Andrew Evans - 1G
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Re: Diffraction patterns

Postby Andrew Evans - 1G » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:44 am

I don’t know the specifics of how they got each variable or constant, but conceptually the electron’s diffraction pattern displayed how a particle with a mass can show wavelike properties. De Broglie’s equation relates the electron with its mass and velocity (p) to a wavelike property (wavelength).

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