de Broglie equation

de Bro·​glie equation | \ də¦brȯ¦glē-, dəˈbrȯyə- \

Definition of de Broglie equation

: an equation in physics: the de Broglie wavelength of a moving particle is equal to the Planck constant divided by the momentum of the particle

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History and Etymology for de Broglie equation

after Prince Louis V. de Broglie †1987 French physicist

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“De Broglie equation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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