Amplitude of light increasing

  1. Aug 21, 2014 #1
    If the amplitude of a light wave increases does that mean that the intensity of the wave increases, and thus the number of photons? I'm thinking here re the wave/particle duality of light.
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  3. Aug 21, 2014 #2


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    Yes, provided that you keep the frequency of the light wave the same.
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