Quantum Effects

Use Wolfram|Alpha to calculate the results of quantum mechanical effects. Examine exponential decay, Compton scattering and the Rydberg formula. Calculate wavelengths and work functions.

Quantum Effects

Calculate quantum effects such as the de Broglie wavelength, spectral lines and radioactive decay times.

Compute exponential decay:

Compute the energy of a photon given its wavelength:

Compute a thermal de Broglie wavelength:

Compute a Compton wavelength:

Determine the wavelength shift for Compton scattering:

Use the Rydberg formula to compute spectral lines:

Look up atomic spectra:

Look up work functions:

Learn about specific quantum effects:

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