Problem: We want to measure the wavelength and position of a photon simultaneously. Assume the wavelength of the photon is 600 nm, and it is measured with an accuracy of Δλ / λ = 10-6. What is the minimum uncertainty in the position measurement of the photon, Δx?

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We want to measure the wavelength and position of a photon simultaneously. Assume the wavelength of the photon is 600 nm, and it is measured with an accuracy of Δλ / λ = 10-6. What is the minimum uncertainty in the position measurement of the photon, Δx?

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