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De broblie waves

  1. Nov 30, 2008 #1
    Hi. I am a bit confused about the wave-particle duality. My textbooks say that matter waves are waves of probability and and the particles present at a point depend up on the probability at that region. So how i imagine it is, if suppose the wave is a sine wave, the particles would also travel in sine wave format where the number of particles present at a region is proportional to the square of sine value at that region. is my idea correct? And what is the difference between this sort of wave and EM waves?
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  3. Dec 1, 2008 #2


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    We had alot discussion about this topic like 3weeks ago. I suggest you search for old threads (they should be further down in this subforum).
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