# Compton wavelength

## Description

The Compton wavelength is a quantum mechanical property of a particle. The Compton wavelength of a particle is equivalent to the wavelength of a photon whose energy is the same as the rest-mass energy of the particle

Related formulas## Variables

λ | Compton wavelength (m) |

h | Planck constant |

m | Particle's rest mass (kg) |

c | Speed of light (m/s) |