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1/10^9 second shutter speed captures photon activity!

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I wonder what Mr. Harriman would have to say. The demonstration clearly exhibits the particulate nature of light but there were interference patterns in the way the light was reflected from the bottle to the table type. Wave-Particle duality is indicated.

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A little correction, it isn't 10^-9 s/frame, it's 10^-12 s/frame (a trillionth, not a billionth.)

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Wave-Particle duality is indicated.

There is nothing wrong with "wave-particle duality" if you precisely state what it actually means. A photon is not both a wave and a particle, somehow violating the law of identity. A photon is a particle that can display wave behavior because the quantum mechanical wavefunction which describes its propagation is a wave. There's no contradiction here; particles are particles.

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A little correction, it isn't 10^-9 s/frame, it's 10^-12 s/frame (a trillionth, not a billionth.)

Yeah, just a tiny correction . . .

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A little correction, it isn't 10^-9 s/frame, it's 10^-12 s/frame (a trillionth, not a billionth.)

Yeah, just a tiny correction . . .

Hey! What is three orders of magnitude among friends and who is counting?

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