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4. Duality

4. Duality  

Ian Walmsley

in Light: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191782442
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682690.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199682690
‘Duality’ considers how the two different models of light—particle and wave—were reconciled. The dualism issue was partially resolved by William Rowan Hamilton in his ‘optical analogy’ ... More
Light: A Very Short Introduction

Light: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian A. Walmsley

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191782442
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682690.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199682690
Light enables us to see the world around us, and this sensation of vision has led to a fascination with the nature and properties of light. Light: A Very Short Introduction discusses early ... More
8. Quantum light

8. Quantum light  

Ian Walmsley

in Light: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191782442
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682690.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199682690
There are many kinds of quantum light source, each producing a distinct kind of quantum light. ‘Quantum light’ first considers sources that generate the primitive quantum state of light—a ... More

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