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A light dream

Author
Xambo, S.
Type of activity
Book chapter
Book
Proceedings 2019 Interdisciplinary Colloquium in Topology and its Applications
First page
1
Last page
6
Date of publication
2020-06-17
ISBN
8481588172 ISBN-13 Open in new window
Repository
https://mat-web.upc.edu/people/sebastia.xambo/GA/2019-Xambo--A-light-dream.pdf Open in new window
Abstract
The study of light has a long and distinguished history that has occupied the best minds in each epoch. One of the major boosts occurred when Maxwell subsumed all previous wave-theory views in his unification of optics and electromagnetism, and an even more radical impulse with the advent of relativity (Einstein) and quantum theory (Planck), which uncovered the wave-particle duality of light and later of all physical particles (De Broglie). The goal of this note is to report on recent work in th...

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