Chap 7 Sec 3

Chap 7 Sec 3 - 7.3 The Wave-Particle Duality of Matter and...

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Chap 7 Sec 3 notes F09 .doc Page 1 7.3 The Wave-Particle Duality of Matter and Energy Dual Nature of Light (from 7.2) It was Einstein who realized that light could not be explained completely as waves but had to have particle properties. These particles are called . This is called the nature of light. For a long time the attempt to explain the nature of the atoms stalled after Bohr’s explanation (in Sec 7.2) didn’t work out for atoms with multi-electron atoms. The theory put forth by de Broglie led to the next advance. He thought His equation is below. Wavelength and Mass - de Broglie’s Equation " = h mu Know how to use - do not memorize. λ = wavelength, in m h = Planck’s constant, 6.626 × 10
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2010 for the course CHEM 1A taught by Professor Okamura during the Fall '08 term at UC Riverside.

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Chap 7 Sec 3 - 7.3 The Wave-Particle Duality of Matter and...

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