de Broglie's theory

de Broglie's theory

[də¦brō¦glēz ‚thē·ə·rē]
(quantum mechanics)
The theory that particles of matter have wavelike properties which can give rise to interference effects, and electrons in an atom are associated with standing waves on a Bohr orbit.
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Thus, our approach mainly relies on de Broglie's theory which has been verified for the electron.
Thus de Broglie's theory was amply confirmed, and for doing so Davisson and Thomson were awarded shares in the Nobel Prize for physics in 1937.