Solution of Chapter 11. Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter (Physics Part-Ii Book)

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Answer the following question:

The energy and momentum of an electron are related to the frequency and wavelength of the associated matter wave by the relations:

But while the value of λ is physically significant, the value of ν (and therefore, the value of the phase speed ν λ) has no physical significance. Why?