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What indicates that particles also posses a wave nature?

  1. Apr 11, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What indicates that particles also posses a wave nature?
    a. they exhibit interference
    b. they reflect in the same way as waves
    c. they transmit energy
    d. they can travel nearly the speed of light

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    3. The attempt at a solution

    I don't know. I thought a good answer would be that they can be diffracted in the same way as waves but thats not an option...
     
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  3. Apr 11, 2010 #2

    rock.freak667

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    What properties do waves exhibit other than diffraction?
     
  4. Apr 11, 2010 #3
    Interference? Can particles exhibit interference also?
     
  5. Apr 11, 2010 #4

    rock.freak667

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    Waves only exhibit interference. But if a particle shows interference, then it should have a wave nature.
     
  6. Apr 11, 2010 #5

    ideasrule

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    Yes. The double-split experiment with electrons is a good demonstration of this.
     
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