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Particles of Light, Waves of Matter

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Quantum Mechanics

Particles of Light, Waves of Matter

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Light propagates through space as a wave, but it exchanges its energy in the form of particles. You learn how Louis de Broglie showed that this weird wave-particle duality also applies to matter, and how Max Born inferred that this relationship makes quantum mechanics inherently probabilistic.

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