You have seen that waves can act like particles. The energy of light waves is packaged in quanta called photons. Photons can scatter from electrons like tiny hard objects. If this behavior is not surprising or mysterious enough, it turns out that particles can act like waves. Electrons, protons, neutrons, and atoms all can exhibit interference and other forms of wave behavior.
KeywordsInterference Pattern Helium Atom Miller Index Argon Atom Photographic Plate
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