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Arguments Concerning Photon Concepts

@inproceedings{Manchak2006ArgumentsCP,
  title={Arguments Concerning Photon Concepts},
  author={J. Manchak},
  year={2006}
}
Many contemporary textbooks innocently speak of light in terms of waves, particles, or both. Because many specialists in quantum optics believe that such vague and contradictory conceptions are incorrect, published articles protesting these photon concepts are now prevalent. But are these recent arguments well formulated? I will first briefly outline how arguments concerning unobservables such as light quanta should be constructed. Next, I will examine two recent papers by W. E. Lamb and Geoff… Expand
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