de Broglie waves

/ (də ˈbrəʊɡlɪ) /

pl n
  1. physics the set of waves that represent the behaviour of an elementary particle, or some atoms and molecules, under certain conditions. The de Broglie wavelength, λ, is given by λ = h/mv, where h is the Planck constant, m the mass, and v the velocity of the particle: Also called: matter waves

Origin of de Broglie waves

C20: named after Prince Louis Victor de Broglie (1892–1987), French physicist

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