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De-Broglie waves

  1. Jul 28, 2006 #1
    # According to De-Broglie, the waves are associated with:
    a)Moving charged particles only
    b)Moving neutral particles only
    c)Electrons only
    d)All moving particles
     
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  3. Jul 28, 2006 #2
    Is this a historical question? If so, and If I'm not mistaken, de Broglie considered only electrons when he came with his hypothesis.
     
  4. Jul 28, 2006 #3
    The correct answer is (d) All moving particles. He studied electrons because anything larger would have made the observation of the waves impossible.
     
  5. Jul 29, 2006 #4
    the answer is d . de broglies principle is applicable to each and every object. for eg cars and electron both have wave nature , but becoz of the smaller mass of the electron the wave nature is more prevalent in it.
     
  6. Jul 29, 2006 #5
    Thats cool! Thanks for sharing your knowledge with me.
     
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