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Unformatted text preview: wavelength. It's given by the formula: Where h is the Planck constant, p is momentum (m*v) When the de Broglie wavelength of an object is equal to or larger than its size, you need quantum mechanics to describe it. Otherwise you can use classical mechanics...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course CHEM 152 taught by Professor Chiu during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.
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