Compton Wavelength

The Compton Wavelength is the wavelength associated with the mass of any particle, given by λ = h / mc, where h is Plancks constant, m is the mass of the particle and c is the speed of light.

ParticleCompton Wavelength (m)
electron2.42631021510-12m
muon11.7344419710-15m
neutron1.31959089810-15m
proton1.32140984710-15m

See also: Compton Effect.

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Subjects: Physics