de broglie wave length

de Broglie equation

noun Physics.
the postulate of wave mechanics that a particle of mass m moving at a velocity v will have the properties of a wave of wavelength h / mv (de Broglie wavelength) where h is Planck's constant.

Origin:
named after L.V. de Broglie

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