35. Special Relativity

Inertial Reference Frames

35. Special Relativity

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- A horizontal beam of laser light of wavelength 585 nm passes through a narrow slit that has width 0.0620 mm. T...
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- Calculate the de Broglie wavelength of a 5.00-g bullet that is moving at 340 m/s. Will the bullet exhibit wave...
- An electron is moving with a speed of 8.00 * 10^6 m/s. What is the speed of a proton that has the same de Brog...
- An alpha particle (m = 6.64x10^-27 kg) emitted in the radioactive decay of uranium-238 has an energy of 4.20 M...
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- For crystal diffraction experiments (discussed in Section 39.1), wavelengths on the order of 0.20 nm are often...
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- A scientist has devised a new method of isolating individual particles. He claims that this method enables him...
- (a) The uncertainty in the y-component of a proton's position is 2.0x10^-12 m. What is the minimum uncertainty...
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- Two stars, both of which behave like ideal blackbodies, radiate the same total energy per second. The cooler o...
- The shortest visible wavelength is about 400 nm. What is the temperature of an ideal radiator whose spectral e...
- Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is a laser-based surgical procedure that corrects near- and farsightedness b...
- How many photons per second are emitted by a 7.50-mW CO2 laser that has a wavelength of 10.6 mm?
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- Find the longest and shortest wavelengths in the Lyman and Paschen series for hydrogen. In what region of the ...
- A triply ionized beryllium ion, Be3+ (a beryllium atom with three electrons removed), behaves very much like a...
- A triply ionized beryllium ion, Be3+ (a beryllium atom with three electrons removed), behaves very much like a...
- A hydrogen atom is in a state with energy -1.51 eV. In the Bohr model, what is the angular momentum of the ele...
- In a set of experiments on a hypothetical oneelectron atom, you measure the wavelengths of the photons emitted...
- The energy-level scheme for the hypothetical oneelectron element Searsium is shown in Fig. E39.25 . The potent...
- 10.0-g marble is gently placed on a horizontal tabletop that is 1.75 m wide. (a) What is the maximum uncertain...
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- It might seem strange that in beta decay the positive proton, which is repelled by the positive nucleus, remai...
- The starship Enterprise, of television and movie fame, is powered by combining matter and antimatter. If the e...
- FIGURE EX39.14 is a graph of |ψ(x)|^2 for an electron. c. What is the probability that the electron is locate...
- Consider the electron wave function ψ(x)={√c 1−x^2 |x|≤1 cm 0 |x|≥1 cm where x is in cm. d. If 10^4 elect...
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