Wave Nature of Electrons
When wave nature of electron is being talked about, does
it mean that the electron moves in the form of a wave (that is,
It means that the electron has a frequency and a wavelength. A beam of
electrons can produce interference patterns based on these wave
qualities. It is not a particle vibrating like a wave. When behaving
like a particle, an electron has a clearly defined position and path.
When behaving like a wave, it does not.
Dr. Ken Mellendorf
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Update: June 2012