You get to expand your knowledge of the atom in an exploration of the nature of its parts. Learn about radiation, the dual nature of light, and get an introduction to the world of quantum mechanics.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
What was de Broglie's hypothesis?
~ de Broglie hypothesized that particles could exhibit wave properties.
In the electromagnetic spectrum, what does the wavelength of electrons correspond to?
~ The wavelength of electrons corresponds to X-rays in the electromagnetic spectrum.
What did Thomson obtain when he passed an electron beam through aluminum, gold, and platinum sheets?
~ He obtained a ring-shaped diffraction pattern that resembled the diffraction pattern of
|Approximate Time||2 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should be able to define the following terms: de Broglie's experiment, Thomson's experiment, and wave nature of subatomic particles.|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||de Broglie's experiment, Thomson's experiment, wave nature of subatomic particles|