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JQI Podcast Episode 7

A dual personality: What is a photon?

Illustration of the wave properties both atoms and light. Click on image from gallery to see full size--courtesy S. Rolston

Emily Edwards and guests Steve Rolston and Alan Migdall talk about the history of the photon. Photons sometimes behave both like particles and waves. The nature of light has intrigued scientists for centuries. Quantum physics provides clarity in the early twentieth century.

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