ERIC Number: EJ608832
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Student Understanding of the Wave Nature of Matter: Diffraction and Interference of Particles.
Vokos, Stamatis; Shaffer, Peter S.; Ambrose, Bradley S.; McDermott, Lillian C.
American Journal of Physics, v68 n7 pS42-S51 Jul 2000
Reports on a study of student understanding of the wave nature of matter in the context of the pattern produced by the diffraction and interference of particles. Errors made by students after standard instruction indicates the presence of similar conceptual and reasoning difficulties at three different educational levels. (Contains over 20 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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