HW4_ExtraProblems - Extra 2 Show that for a...

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Homework 4 - Extra Problems January 2010 Extra 1 Show that for a relativistic electron the de Broglie wavelength is λ = λ c p 1 - β 2 β , (1) where λ c is the Compton wavelength and β = v/c . Plot λ as a function of β and explain the main features of the curve physically.
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Unformatted text preview: Extra 2 Show that for a non-relativistic particle-Δ λ λ = Δ v v (2) where Δ denotes small quantities. Explain the physical meaning of the negative sign. Give an analogous relativistic expression. 1...
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