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DeBroglie wavelength for particle at rest

  1. Jun 30, 2009 #1
    lambda = h/mv
    v -> 0 means lambda is -> infinite???
    So if I have an old pickup truck that moves really slow, its matter wave is huge, right?? So it's now a wave and not a particle???
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  3. Jun 30, 2009 #2


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    I suppose if it's moving REALLY, REALLY slow it might participate in an interference experiment by passing through a double slit and interfering with itself, sure. Isn't that kind of a silly question? Quantum mechanics is for small things.
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