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Life Span of a Photon

  1. Apr 23, 2007 #1

    dlgoff

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    I thought this might be of interest. I hope I haven't missed this being discussed earlier.

    "http://www.photonics.com/content/spectra/2007/April/news/87182.aspx" [Broken]

    Doesn't each interaction with a gas molecule cause a different photon to be created?

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  3. Apr 23, 2007 #2
    Good find. I had read that they got the photon box working, but nothing more than that, really. I believe Einstein suggested this sort of device?
     
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