Intuition
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Physics

Accelerated Particles

kinetic energy and wavelength

Photo by Umberto on Unsplash

In this entry, we will look at the link between the kinetic energy of an object and its wavelength by considering both the de Broglie equation and our general equation for kinetic energy.

where λ is the wavelength in metres, h is the Planck constant, and mv is the momentum of the particle in kgms^-1.

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