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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 5866

The Nature of Light: What Is a Photon?
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Volume Number: 5866
Date Published: 1 August 2005
Softcover: 34 papers (360) pages
ISBN: 9780819458711

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The photon: a virtual reality
Author(s): David L. Andrews
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What is a photon? (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Chary Rangacharyulu
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Photon: the minimum dose of electromagnetic radiation
Author(s): Tuomo Suntola
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If superposed light beams do not re-distribute each others energy in the absence of detectors (material dipoles), can an indivisible single photon interfere by/with itself?
Author(s): Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri
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Photons are fluctuations of a random (zeropoint) radiation filling the whole space
Author(s): Emilio Santos
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Quantum nanomechanics: a new perspective on the quantum harmonic oscillator (Invited Paper)
Author(s): E. K. Irish; K. C. Schwab
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Efficient conditional preparation and assessment of single photon wavepackets based on spontaneous parametric downconversion in a KTP nonlinear waveguide (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Alfred B. U'Ren; Christine Silberhorn; Jonathan L. Ball; Konrad Banaszek; Ian A. Walmsley
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Quantum gates using the orbital angular momentum of photons
Author(s): G. F. Calvo; A. Picon; E. Bagan
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Quantum computing: its nature and its applicable usage in aerospace industry
Author(s): Y. Kim An
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Quantum erasing of biphoton visibility: the complementarity between entanglement and single-partite properties
Author(s): Matthias Jakob
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Interference of probabilities in purely corpuscular model
Author(s): Andrei Khrennikov
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Oh photon, photon, whither art thou gone? (Invited Paper)
Author(s): A. F. Kracklauer
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The photon and its measurability
Author(s): Edward Henry Dowdye
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What are the processes behind energy re-direction and re-distribution in interference and diffraction?
Author(s): Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri
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Observations support spherically closed dynamic space without dark energy
Author(s): Tuomo Suntola
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The Bohr model of the photon (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Geoffrey Hunter; Marian Kowalski; Camil Alexandrescu
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Propagating topological singularities: the photon
Author(s): R. M. Kiehn
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Derivation of the photon mass-energy threshold
Author(s): Riccardo C. Storti; Todd J. Desiato
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Localization and pattern formation in quantum physics: I. Phenomena of localization
Author(s): Antonina N. Fedorova; Michael G. Zeitlin
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Localization and pattern formation in quantum physics: II. Waveletons in quantum ensembles
Author(s): Antonina N. Fedorova; Michael G. Zeitlin
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A conclusive experiment on wave-particle duality of light?
Author(s): Giorgio Brida; Marco Genovese; Marco Gramegna; Enrico Predazzi
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From quantum to classical: watching a single photon become a wave
Author(s): Marco Bellini; Alessandro Zavatta; Silvia Viciani
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The photon wave function
Author(s): A. Muthukrishnan; M. O. Scully; M. S. Zubairy
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The Maxwell wave function of the photon (Invited Paper)
Author(s): M. G. Raymer; Brian J. Smith
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Phase coherence in multiple scattering: weak and intense monochromatic light wave propagating in a cold strontium cloud
Author(s): David Wilkowski; Yannick Bidel; Thierry Chaneliere; Robin Kaiser; Bruce Klappauf; Christian Miniatura
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Image formation in the eye: very specified complexity
Author(s): David E. Stoltzmann
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Vision and the single photon
Author(s): Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan
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Biophoton interaction in biological systems: evidence of photonic info-energy transfer?
Author(s): Katherine Creath; Gary E. Schwartz
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Derivation of the photon and graviton mass-energies and radii
Author(s): Riccardo C. Storti; Todd J. Desiato
Modeling light entangled in polarization and frequency: case study in quantum cryptography
Author(s): John M. Myers
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The nature of light: a description of photon diffraction based upon virtual particle exchange
Author(s): Michael J. Mobley
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Single photons have not been detected: the alternative photon clump model
Author(s): Emilio Panarella
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Violation of the principle of complementarity, and its implications
Author(s): Shahriar S. Afshar
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