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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Consider a single-slit diffraction experiment using electrons. (Single-slit diffraction was described in Section 33.4.) Using Figure 39.5 as a model, draw

a. A dot picture showing the arrival positions of the first 40 or 50 electrons.

b. A graph of for the electrons on the detection screen.

c. A graph of for the electrons. Keep in mind that , as a wave-like function, oscillates between positive and negative.

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