de Broglie wavelength

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Etymology[edit]

for Louis de Broglie

Noun[edit]

de Broglie wavelength (plural de Broglie wavelengths)

  1. (physics) the wavelength, λ=h/p, associated with a beam of particles of momentum p. (h being Planck's constant.) The same formula gives the momentum of a photon or wavelength λ.

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