one_photon_at_a_time
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What's_the_'Point'?

"Double-slit experiment"
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http The double-slit experiment consists of letting light diffract through two slits producing fringes on a screen. These fringes or interference patterns have light and dark regions corresponding to where the light waves have constructively and destructively interfered. The experiment can also be performed with a beam of electrons or atoms, showing similar interference patterns; this is taken as evidence of the "wave-particle duality" explained by quantum_physics.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/encyclopedia/double_slit_experiment
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sab when stuff gets hard
and it slows down to a crawl
i jsut gotta remind myself
to take it
one photon at a time
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m21k "Description of the Experiment"

This is a simulation of single particles (electrons or photons) being detected on a screen after passing through a pair of closely spaced vertically aligned slits. Where each particle lands is governed by probabilities.

http://www.ianford.com/dslit/

In the vertical direction (the y axis), the probability is uniform. In other words, from top to bottom, the particle is equally likely to land anywhere.

In the horizontal direction (the x axis) , the probability is proportional to the square of a sine function. The relative probability can be written P(x) = sin^2 x, where x runs from 0 to f*pi, f being the number of bands (equal to the number of fringes in the corresponding classical interference pattern). This probability function is valid if the slit-to-screen distance is much greater than the slit spacing, and the width of each slit is less than the wavelength. In the simulation, f is chosen to be 4.
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Let_there_be_'Light':-

* Time_and_Causality_of_Karma 123 *

1) How Stuff Works
2) How Things Works
3) When stuff gets hard or soft...
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f thats very scientific of you! (3)
Photon, why do you decide to be located on the opposite side of the Galaxy from me?
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* The_Graces_from_Heaven *

Positive (Opposite "side") + Negative (Odd "Size") = "Flat_Universe"...

Is that the Final_Answer?
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unhinged if i could separate you
into your smallest parts
maybe it wouldn't hurt so much
to look at you
to be without you
molecules
neutrons
photons
all hitting me so fast
that my brain barely has time to register the affects
my heart arrested
a quantum_entanglement
even my neurons can't comprehend
damn does it
hurt to look at you
hitting me
one photon at a time
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hsg THEY_KNOW_THEY'RE_BEING_WATCHED 080220
what's it to you?
who go
blather
from