Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

This principle states “It is impossible to specify at any given moment both the position and momentum (velocity) of an electron”.

Mathematically it is represented as Δx. Δp > (h/4π),  

Where Δx uncertainty is position of the particle, Δp uncertainty in the momentum of the particle

    Now since Δp = mΔv 

    So equation becomes, Δx.mΔv > (h/4π) or Δx × Δv > (h/πm) 

In terms of uncertainty in energy,  and uncertainty in time  this principle is written as, ΔE.Δt > (h/4π) 

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