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The wave-particle dualism applies to the photon (right?) but does it apply to

  1. Aug 21, 2004 #1
    the electron, neutrine and positrone as well?
    Hope I'm asking this at the right place, and that my spelling was ok!
    Thanks for any replies!!

    Linda, Sweden
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  3. Aug 21, 2004 #2


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    Yes, it does.
  4. Aug 22, 2004 #3
    It applies to anything that's currently described using quantum field theory - among which, everything in the Standard Model.
  5. Aug 22, 2004 #4
    Great, thanks for the speedy reply guys!!
    Linda, Sweden :smile:
  6. Aug 23, 2004 #5
    yes, particledualism appliestoevery single thing present in the universe, to electrons thats why electron microscopes are possible, neutrinos, and even to you while running.
    the general expression for the wavelenght of particle representingits wave charecter is
    wavelenght= h/mv
    where h is plank's constant, m is the mass of the object,v is its velocity
  7. Aug 23, 2004 #6
    de broglie won a nobel prize for this...
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