The wave property of electrons  [ENDORSED]

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The wave property of electrons

Postby EvaLi_3J » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:32 pm

Could anyone explain the wave property of electrons again?
Why does electrons have wave-like property? I know that through the diffraction experiment, we have proven that electrons have wavelike properties, but why could this experiment show this?

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Re: The wave property of electrons  [ENDORSED]

Postby 505306205 » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:55 pm

If electrons only acted as particles, there would be no diffraction pattern. The electrons would have been detected in one spot as opposed to more than one.

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Re: The wave property of electrons

Postby Fatemah Yacoub 1F » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:31 am

In addition if electrons only acted like waves then increasing the intensity of light would yield more electron ejection, but that was not the case.

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