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Homework Help: Nature of De-Broglie waves

  1. Jul 27, 2006 #1
    # What is the nature of De-Broglie waves? Is it a mechanical wave or an electromagnetic wave?
     
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  3. Jul 27, 2006 #2
    Perhaps the next question could be - do they require a medium to propagate?
     
  4. Jul 27, 2006 #3

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    De-Broglie waves are not real, they are hypothetical and arise when we try to explain the wave-like behaviour of particles. Google for wave functions.
     
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