"Sam Wormley" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:zsednd0K0JAngibMnZ2dnUVZ_uKdnZ2d@giganews.com... > On 6/14/13 8:40 AM, Tom Potter wrote: >> A "photon" is an EVENT whereby a SPECIFIC wave length of an >> electromagnetic standing wave shifts one quarter wave length and >> causes electrons at both ends ( Source and sink.) to shift from one >> stable state to another. > > (sigh)
Hopefully my pal Sam Wormley can comprehend the following.
A wave is a disturbance of a medium which transports energy through the medium without permanently transporting matter.
The following URL models a standing wave in "stationary medium". < No energy transport.>