matterwave

Wavelike vs Matterwave - What's the difference?

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As an adjective wavelike

is having some properties or characteristics of a wave; used especially in physics of a particle.

As a noun matterwave is

(physics) a travelling particle considered in terms of its wavelike properties.

Particle vs Matterwave - What's the difference?

particle | matterwave |


In physics|lang=en terms the difference between particle and matterwave

is that particle is (physics) any of various physical objects making up the constituent parts of an atom; an elementary particle or subatomic particle while matterwave is (physics) a travelling particle considered in terms of its wavelike properties.

As nouns the difference between particle and matterwave

is that particle is a very small piece of matter, a fragment; especially, the smallest possible part of something while matterwave is (physics) a travelling particle considered in terms of its wavelike properties.