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B Classical EM wave

  1. Sep 11, 2016 #1
    There is also a classical model of a photon available, which to me explains a particular behavior of it. Can this model be proved to wrong ?
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  3. Sep 11, 2016 #2


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    Not until you tell us what this model is (with a link to your source) and what "particular behavior" is explained by it.
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  5. Sep 11, 2016 #4
    The classical wave behavior is in double slit experiment which says a photon can split and interfere with itself. Plus, we don't detect coincidences between a particular slit and the screen properly because detection involves electrons jumping to a different level within the atom. The wave collapsing during observing which way suggests possible problems with coincidence detection.That also suits better to a classical model of the photon.
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