Question
The velocity of a proton emerging from a Van de Graaff accelerator is 25.0% of the speed of light. (a) What is the proton’s wavelength? (b) What is its kinetic energy, assuming it is nonrelativistic? (c) What was the equivalent voltage through which it was accelerated?
1. $5.29 \textrm{ fm}$
2. $4.70 \times 10^{-12} \textrm{ J}$
3. $29.3 \textrm{ MV}$
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