Chronology of Milestone Events in Particle Physics - DE BROGLIE 1923B
Chronology of Milestone Events in Particle Physics

  Nobel prize to L. de Broglie awarded in 1929 "for his discovery of the wave nature of electrons''  


de Broglie, L.;
Quanta de Lumiere, Diffraction et Interferences / Light Quanta, Diffraction, and Interference
Compt. Ren. 177 (1923) 548;

The results of a previous paper (see preceding abstract) are first quoted for the case of a particle moving with velocity c ( < 1), where c is the velocity of light, which should be regarded as a wave propagated in the same direction with a speed c/ = c2/, the frequency of this wave being equal to the total energy of the particle divided by Planck's constant h. The speed c can then be considered as that of a group of waves of speeds c/ and frequencies m0c2/h sqrt(1 - 2) . This result is then applied in a discussion of interference fringes and diffraction. (Science Abstracts, 1924, 257. H. H. Ho.).

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L. de Broglie, Compt. Ren. 177 (1923) 507;

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Particles studied
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Suggestion of the corpuscular-wave dualism for electrons. Prediction of diffraction phenomena for electrons.
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