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What is difference between photon and electron?

In this topic we will differentiate between photon and electron on the basis of their properties.

Properties of Photon

  1. A photon has no rest mass because it cannot be at rest with respect to an observer.
  2. A photon moves with the velocity of light.
  3. A photon is charge less particle.
  4. Momentum of the photon with frequency ν is:


Properties of Electron

  1. An electron has mass and may be at rest.
  2. An electron cannot move the velocity of light.
  3. An electron is a charged particle.
  4. Momentum of electron with mass ‘m’ moving with velocity ‘v’ is:


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