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    Show that for a free particle, the Uncertainty Principle can be written as
    ?? ?x ? ?^2/4?
    where ?x is the uncertainty in the location of the wave and ?? is the simultaneous uncertainty in the wavelength.

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    Show that for a free particle, the Uncertainty Principle can be written as
    ∆λ ∆x ≥ λ2/4π
    where ∆x is the uncertainty in the location of the wave and ∆λ is the simultaneous uncertainty in the ...

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