Quantum Physics: Plank’s Constant
If Planck’s constant is zero:
- First, energy of radiation would be zero.
E = h x f. So, h = E/f where h is Planck’s constant, E is energy and f is the frequency
of the particle. If that is 0=E/f that means that E= 0
- Second, particles would not have wave properties .
Matter wave length (m) = h / mv where h is Planck’s constant, m is mass and v is
velocity. When h equals 0, matter wave length would be zero as well.
- Third, the uncertainty principle would be meaningless.
(Δx)·(Δv) ≈ h/m whereΔx is uncertainty in position, Δv is uncertainty in
velocity, h is Plank’s constant and m is mass. If h equals 0, (Δx)·(Δv) would
equals 0. Then, there would be no uncertainty because we could predict both
velocity and position with pinpoint accuracy.
- Forth, when h = 0, there would be no quantum physics and Newtonian physics
would be valid.
Comments about Planck's Constant
1) Planck's constant proves to have a very small value.
2) The quantity, h, is the central constant of quantum physics.
3) In a universe