Wave nature of matter

IB Physics: Wave nature of matter

Having seen how light (something we treated like a wave) behaves like a particle it"s neat to show how electrons (that we considered as particles) behave like waves. Its strange how students find it easy to think of electrons as particles but get confused when we introduce the wave like properties. The electron is of course neither a little ball or a wave it"s an electron, we just use these models to explain how it interacts.


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