Santa Fe Tasi-Proceedings 1987

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Light as an electromagnetic wave (photon) has a defined location in 3d space and from that location has fluctuating EM transverse waves. Although it could only explain some of the simplest features of optical spectra in its original form, it was soon accepted that Bohr's approach must be a correct starting point, and he received the Physics Prize in 1922. Some concepts in relativistic heavy ion collisions are discussed.

Pages: 1056

Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc (November 1988)

ISBN: 9971504391

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