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In the double slit experiment, I see that shooting electrons one by one, with a time interval between them, eventually creates a pattern that resembles that of light interference. But, before the passage of a long time and many electrons, I only see electrons at different places. So, if they say that the electron has a dual property, and light has a dual property, how can light exhibit that same shape - not pattern really - before that long time? I mean, the pattern produced by shooting electrons one by one, does that resemble the pattern formed by light? Imagine that we shoot photon by photon, will the same thing happen?

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In the one-photon experiment you should see them. The problem is that it is very difficult to build a single-photon source and to make such an experiment.

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    $\begingroup$ See also my description of one photon sources here $\endgroup$ – WetSavannaAnimal Dec 2 '14 at 23:12
  • $\begingroup$ Indeed, that is relevant to the question $\endgroup$ – freude Dec 3 '14 at 0:08

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