Beams of light

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what happens when two beams of light pass through each other perpendicular to each other??
 
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Nothing: light (photons) does not interact with itself. Thus the two lightbeams will simply go strait through eachother.
 
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yah thats what i thought but this guy i know said i was wrong. thanks.
 

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It depends if the beams were coherent or not. But two beams passing perpendicularly wouldn't be affected either way as the field components would be in the wrong directions
 

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