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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A quantum of electromagnetic radiation.

Usage examples (38)
  • The measurement of the twin photon is intentionally delayed (8 nanoseconds) after the measurement of the signal photon.
  • Every detection of a photon is a measurement, resulting in the photon being observed just there.
  • "In this experiment, a single photon is aimed at the double-slit."
  • The latter three are very heavy particles, whereas the photon is massless. for more
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