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Doubt about Electron as wave

  1. Jun 21, 2015 #1
    If electron can show behaviour of wave in double slit experiment like interference, diffraction, can it pass through fibre optic cables, if it is accelerated with high speed into the cable?
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  3. Jun 21, 2015 #2


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    If you're thinking of shooting an electron down the cable like you do with light, no. The electron would quickly interact with the atoms in the cable and be stopped. Note that an EM wave is a very different 'entity' than an electron.
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