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de Broglie Wavelength

Alpha particle and a proton are accelerated from rest by the same potential. Find the ratio of their de- broglie wavelength

(Asked by Amritha)


Charge of alpha particle = 2e

Mass of alpha particle = 4 u

Charge of proton = e

mass of proton = u

The energy acquired by proton when accelerated through a pd of V,


The momentum acquired by proton=

The de Broglie wavelength is given by 

Therefore, de Broglie wavelength of Proton,


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