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# physics(related to mass and charge)

according to the concept of dual nature, when is body is moving with certain velocity, equivalent amount of its mass is converted from particle nature to wave nature and in this case. if the moving particle is a charged particle(say electron) does the charge also change?

4 years, 7 months ago

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A particle mass is only going to be converted to wave if its velocity either exceed speed of light 3x10^8 m/s or according to De Broglie Wavelength. The charge is not going to change in any situation · 1 year, 12 months ago

no, it doesn't · 2 years ago

@Krishna I am not sure what you are asking. Are you asking whether or not an electron's charge changes when it's velocity changes direction?

My understanding that could be wrong of the particle wave duality of matter is that it isn't that there are two equivalent amounts of mass converted between waves and particles, but that electrons behave both like particles and like waves. I have never been taught that electrons ever change to a positive charge. · 4 years, 7 months ago