Estimate of photons/electron/cycle for radio antenna?
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Feb12-13, 06:28 AM
We know roughly how many conducting electrons there are in the antenna, fewer if we account for the skin effect, for a given power output we know the number of photons emitted per cycle, so could we not come up with an estimate that I wanted in the first post? Just looking for an estimate.
What makes you think that this is a meaningful number? This is not equivalent to an atomic transition where each electronic transition produces a photon.