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De Broglie Wavelength Comparison

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Which has a shorter de Broglie wavelength?

A particle (Particle A) of mass, $m$, moving at velocity, $v$ or a particle (Particle B) with five times the mass of Particle A moving at one fourth the speed of particle A?

A

Particle A.

B

Particle B.

C

Both particles have the same wavelength.

D

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