B Cherenkov radiation double slit experiment

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If a double slit experiment utilized photons from Cherenkov radiation under water, Would we expect the same results?
 

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Sure, why not ?
 
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Sure, why not ?
Im mainly curious due to the Cherenkov photons ability to travel faster than light ( in the medium of water )
 
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due to the Cherenkov photons ability to travel faster than light ( in the medium of water )
You got something wrong - electrons,, that are cause of Cherenkov radiation, move faster than light in that medium, not photons.
 
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You got something wrong - electrons,, that are cause of Cherenkov radiation, move faster than light in that medium, not photons.
That’s right thank you: I did mean to say electron because of its mass in a superluminal system.
 

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It's an interesting question. I've never thought about the coherence of Cherenkov light. So the question is, is it coherent enough to see interference effects in a double-slit experiment?
 
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It's an interesting question. I've never thought about the coherence of Cherenkov light. So the question is, is it coherent enough to see interference effects in a double-slit experiment?
Indeed!
 

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