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Single photon
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Mar 4, 2013 8:25 PM




Re: Single photon
Posted:
Feb 27, 2013 12:05 PM


On 2/26/13 9:40 PM, Tom Potter wrote:
> The equation that Sammy references has several flaws. > > 1. It implies that a photon is energy squared.
It is sad that pitiful Potter doesn't understand the physical significance of the equation:
E^2 = (mc^2)^2 + (pc)^2
Perhaps a one minute physics video will help Potter sort things out.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnMIhxWRGNw
Perhaps Potter recalls that a photon's Momentum is p = h?/c = h/?
and Photon Energy E = h?
Yet in the first equation, Potter is pointing out that if mass is zero, then
p = c/E
Let Potter cogitate on what he sees as a discrepancy.



