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# mass of wave - Do you think wave has mass ?

Note by Zahid Shekh Mohammed
4 years, 9 months ago

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what kind of wave? matter wave? electromagnetic? water waves? The question is too unspecific unfortunately.

Staff - 4 years, 9 months ago

any wave like sound wave eletromagnetic wave

- 4 years, 9 months ago

Those kinds of waves don't have a mass. They have an energy, and that energy can be converted to particles that do have mass (for example I can take two photons of electromagnetic radiation, collide them together, and get an electron+positron back out), but they don't have a mass in and of themselves.

Staff - 4 years, 9 months ago

see you can do anything .But the point here is do wave has a mass . so ,wave does not have mass because it is a form of energy .And wave is just a moving pattern which donot has a mass . Yes , you can convert it into mass but overall ..........Wave donot has a mass..........................................Thanks

- 4 years, 8 months ago

The mass in a classical water or sound wave has to be defined because it was never a useful concept for the study of classical waves.

- 4 years, 9 months ago

i dont think that wave has a mass because it is a form of energy .

- 4 years, 9 months ago

yes i accept but if you see einstien eq energy can convrted into mass but there is a question since it is only applicable to particle thing but if you de brogile eq you find that every object have both particle and wave nature

- 4 years, 9 months ago

As I research I find that de brogile Eq can tell as the mass but of also find an other eq,

- 4 years, 9 months ago