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A two body photon model
Author(s): Randy T. Dorn
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Paper Abstract

A simple mechanical model of a photon is presented. It comes directly from conservation of matter and observations of electron - positron annihilation and electron - positron pair production. If electrons and positrons are considered fundamental particles, there is no reason to believe that they change character between annihilation and pair production. The most direct way to think about this is to simply believe that a photon is an electron and positron joined in a two body orbital union, translating through space.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7421, The Nature of Light: What are Photons? III, 742119 (10 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.836514
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Randy T. Dorn, Independent Researcher (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7421:
The Nature of Light: What are Photons? III
Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri; Al F. Kracklauer; Andrei Yu. Khrennikov, Editor(s)

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