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Dear Sir, A question is puzzling my mind, what happens, if we assume a light beam consisting of photons (ballistic theory of light) this would be a kind of matter wave (boson gas), we are able to compress this matter-wave while photons are bosons and they are characterized by their obedience to Bose– Einstein statistics. Two or more bosons can occupy the same quantum state, as we see in a Laser beam, the more intense the beam, the more photons are consisting. If so, this would be a kind of matter wave (if we assume that photons are a kind of matter-particle, corpuscle) in such a situation, for example for a laser beam, it seems possible to change its speed, like in a longituidnal matter wave (plasma for example) if we consider the light beam as a beam of photons, can we apply a longitudinal wave concept where also the speed may change, why ? Also Emission theories obey the principle of relativity by having no preferred frame for light transmission, but say that light is emitted at speed "c" relative to its source instead of applying the invariance postulate. Thus, emitter theory combines electrodynamics and mechanics with a simple Newtonian theory. 2- The photon density in space is very high, we may assume these photons as a transmission medium for the propagation of light, this would again need a longitudinal wave concept for the photons (light ?) what about the possibility of such a longitudinal-photon wave concept ? 3- Light waves (assume a laser beam between two points in space) have enough energy and can easily make the virtual photons on their transmission direction (trajectory) real, so, would be number of the photons at the receiver higher if compared with the photon number at the transmitter ? Yours Sincerely, Birol Oezgen
Re: Is it possible to assume Light a compression wave of Photons ?
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