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I love making small pieces of simulation. I would recommend octave/Matlab for such a simple simulations. To make that point, here is a small piece of code I wrote in 10 minutes with octave/Matlab. It simulates a double slit experiment by solving a 2D Schrödinger equation in a box with a "double-slit source term" using finite difference and Crank-Nicholson ...

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I would say light sometimes ACTS like a wave but always acts like a particle. I love this subject and like many others I too find duality to be very unintuitive. Its not that I can't imagine something being two things at once its just that I wonder why we need the wave theory at all. I know that's blasphemous and I'm truely not trying to overtake this ...

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It is always both - but one or other character may be less obvious in a given situation, as is nicely shown. In the answer to the question Which side of wave-particle duality to choose on a given situation" My point is - a photon is never purely one or the other - but physics is all about "good approximations". But just like relativistic effects can be ...

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In optics, you rather speak of intensity of light which is the energy per time and per surface. The brighter the light the more intensity it has. The energy transported by a light beam per minute is proportional to the squared amplitude of a wave or the number of photons times their energy. $E\propto |E_0|^2$ for waves and $E=n \cdot E_{photon}=n \cdot h ... 2 (1) it's the energy in the sense that the photon oscillates at a certain frequency. (2) i'm not sure you can physically explain a light wave. More light is just more photons, more energy is photons with higher frequencies. (3) when it comes to the particle nature of light the photon has a frequency. It frequently oscillates through positive and negative ... 0 The answer by @urdv gives the mathematics of destructive interference in the classical framework. The classical framework emerges from the quantum mechanical framework smoothly, the individual photons that build up the classical wave follow in bulk the classical Maxwell equation solutions of classical electromagnetic fields because their wavefunctions are ... 0 The disappearing interference lines can also be well understood as typical 4-slit optical interference. Let$D$be the distance from the slits to the screen and$d$the separation between 2 adjacent slits. The intensity pattern on the screen is then a function$I(x)$of the on-screen position$x$as shown in the figure below: To see why some lines go ... -3 Let's take this one step at a time. Bear with me. Every wave is characterised by some periodically changing disturbance. For example, that entity is air pressure for sound waves It's air. When an ocean wave moves through the sea, the sea waves. When a seismic wave moves through the ground, the ground waves. When a sound wave moves through the air, the ... 1 The oscillating quantity in matter wave is probability-amplitude, a complex number . Suppose the electron is in state$|\psi\rangle.$The wavefunction of finding the electron at any coordinate$x$is given by$\langle x|\psi\rangle= Ae^{-iEt/\hbar}\cdot e^{ipx/\hbar}.$Probability of finding the electron around$x$is given by$$P(x,x+dx)= |\psi(x)|^2 dx= ... 1 There are no matter waves. In quantum mechanics the wave equation that describes the measurable observables gives wave functions , i.e. complex sinusoidally varying mathematical functions; the complex conjugate square of these functions gives the probability of finding a particle of mass m in the location$(x,y,z)$at time$t.$When the experiment is done, ... 0 Yes, any object will have a wave-like nature, this is very interesting and perfectly real. The thing and the reason why we don't see the macroscopic world around us acts a little like the quantum world is that nothing as a small enough momentum.$h$you know is very very small about$10^{-33} kg \space m^2 /s\$ so to be able to observe this wave-like nature ...

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Frequency of anything is infinitely variable up to the point of fusion. And then again Infinitely variable to to the next densest element order of matter. frequency of anything cannot be truly calculated as gravitational forces from its most central particle outward lowers in destiny Infinitely as well from one state of matter to the next. The best one can ...

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