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Electrons motion at de broglies wavelength

  1. Sep 27, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    When an electron moves with a certain de Broglies wavelength, does any aspect of the electrons motion vary with the wavelength.


    2. Relevant equations
    λ=h/p
    p=mv
    3. The attempt at a solution
    Ok so I realize that under certain conditions electrons wavelike properties can be viewed. I also realize that he associated the momentum p with wavelength as in the equation λ=h/p. So using algebra v=h/mλ and therefore I could see how electrons motion could vary because depending on the wavelength it will move with different velocity. So am I on the right track or what.
     
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  3. Sep 29, 2012 #2

    BruceW

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    sounds fine to me.
     
  4. Sep 29, 2012 #3
    Sweet thanks I thought I was on to something
     
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