﻿ Obtain de-Broglie wavelength of a neutron of kinetic energy 150 eV. As we have seen in last example, an electron beam of 150 eV energy is suitable for crystal diffraction experiments. Would a neutron beam of the same energy by equally? Explain. The mass of neutron is . : Kaysons Education

# Obtain De-Broglie Wavelength Of A Neutron Of Kinetic Energy 150 EV. As We Have Seen In Last Example, An Electron Beam of 150 EV Energy is Suitable For Crystal Diffraction Experiments. Would A Neutron Beam Of The Same Energy By Equally? Explain. The Mass Of Neutron is .

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Correct option is

0.0233 Å

The de-Broglie wavelength of a neutron of kinetic energy

K = 150 eV

The interatomic spacings in a crystal  are much larger than the wavelength of 150.eV neutrons. Hence these neutrons are not suitable for crystal diffraction experiments.

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