Wave Particle Duality

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The dual nature of light

Light has a duel nature, in that it can behave as a wave of as a particle, according to circumstances.

  • The wave-like nature is observed when diffraction of light takes place. The happens, for example, when light passes through a narrow slit. The light emerging from the slit spreads out in the same way as


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