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Name: The Particle-Wave Duality
ID: m42573
Language: English (en)
  • Explain what the term particle-wave duality means, and why it is applied to EM radiation.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: particle-wave duality, photon
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
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Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:23 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 13, 2012 3:48 pm -0500


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Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 3:48 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 29, 2012 4:33 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:05 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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