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Photon structure - light decyphering

  1. May 10, 2003 #1
    Interested on someone furthering information on basic photon structure. Intended for use towards interstellar light decyphering. If any questions, I will gladly answer them.

    Million thanks,
    Victor J. Kairé S.
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  3. May 10, 2003 #2
    Ok, not sure on the nature of your post, but the photon is an elementry structure, so its not made up of anything.
  4. May 11, 2003 #3
    There are no "elementary" particles. We call them so because as of today we don't know their structure yet.

    All we know they all are a quantum wavebunch interacting with each other certain way. But one day we may learn about their structure whether it is string(s), or state(s) of vacuum, or space-time topology unit(s), etc.
  5. May 11, 2003 #4
    You can find some info about the hadronic 'structure' of the photon -- eg what distribution of quarks it tends to switch into via second-order interactions -- by googling 'photon structure functions.' Probably not what you wanted, though.
  6. May 12, 2003 #5
    Photon structure


    Thank you for your reply, I will go googling, see what I find. On probably it is not what I wanted, you never know, one thing may take to another. Again, many thanks.

    Sincerely yours,
    Victor J. Kairé S.
  7. May 12, 2003 #6
    Photon structure


    Thank you for your reply. Is there anyone at the time, that you may know of, that is dealing with investigations on the matter of photon structure, that I may aproach?

    Sincerely yours,
    Victor J. Kairé S.

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