University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321973615
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-361-0

Chapter 39 - Particles Behaving as Waves - Problems - Exercises - Page 1317: 39.68



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$\lambda=\frac{h}{p}=\frac{h}{mv}$ $\lambda=\frac{6.626\times10^{-34}J \cdot s}{(1.00\times10^{-14}kg)(0.004\;m/s)}= 1.66\times10^{-17}m $ This wavelength is unimaginably tiny, and the blood cell will not exhibit detectable wavelike properties.
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