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Light as Waves versus Quantum Mechanics of Photons

Three challenges to fans of QM ‘photons’ ** Afshar’s 2-slit experiment: shows light ‘photons’ propagate as waves – discrete signals are created by the detection process (photo-electric effect) ** Down-conversion in crystals: the rainbow from a laser beam passing through … Continue reading

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NS mission to rescue ‘spooky action at a distance’

New Scientist on a mission to rescue Quantum Theory from ‘spooky action at a distance’ The Editorial eulogy to quantum theory (22 January 2011) appeared to mark a reversal of previous sceptical and critical approaches, as eg. in reporting Afshar’s version … Continue reading

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