The Calculator Encyclopedia Calculates and Solves the Wavelength for a Wave – Particle Behaviour

According to Wikipedia,

Wave–particle duality is the concept in quantum mechanics that every particle or quantum entity may be partly described in terms not only of particles, but also of waves.

In physics, the wavelength is the spatial period of a periodic wave—the distance over which the wave’s shape repeats.

Nickzom Calculator requires two parameters to compute the wavelength of a wave or particle. These parameters are:

  • Mass
  • Velocity

The formula for computing the wavelength is:

λ = h / mv

Where:
λ = Wavelength
h = Planck’s Constant (6.63 x 10-34 js)
m = Mass
v = Velocity

Let’s solve an example, find the wavelength of a wave – particle with a mass of 300 Kg and a velocity of 3 x 1010 m/s.

From the example, we can see that:
m = 300
v = 3 x 1010

λ = 6.63 x 10-34 / 300 (3 x 1010)
λ = 6.63 x 10-34 / 9 x 1012
λ = 7.37 x 10-47

Therefore, the wavelength of the wave – particle (λ) is 7.37 x 10-47.

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