## Uncertainty Principal

$\Delta p \Delta x\geq \frac{h}{4\pi }$

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### Uncertainty Principal

how is it that decreasing the uncertainty in momentum affects the uncertainty in wavelength? can someone explain how wavelength is affected?

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### Re: Uncertainty Principal

This applies to the DeBroglie equation where wavelength = planck's constant/momentum. Because of this equation as the wavelength increases the momentum decreases, thus the two are inversely proportional.

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