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A typical gamma ray emitted from a nucleus during radioactive decay may have an energy of 320 keV. What is its wavelength? Would we expect significant diffraction of this type of light when it passes through an everyday opening, such as a door?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$3.9 \times 10^{-12} \textrm{ m}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 27, Problem 12


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