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originally posted by: 0bserver1
Science uses the word holographic or simulated universe allot these days , but I wonder what's the difference between our primitive computer simulation versus a highly advanced simulation.
The particulate nature of the photon is evident in its tendency to be absorbed and emitted by matter in discrete units, leading to quantization of light energy. In the spatial domain, the localization of photons by a photodetector makes it possible to define a ‘wave function’ for the photon, which affords a ‘first-quantized’ view of the electromagnetic field by analogy to the quantum mechanics of material particles. Quantum interference and entanglement are exemplified by one-photon and two-photon wave functions, which facilitate comparisons to (and clarify departures from) classical wave optics. Moreover, this interpretive formalism provides a bridge between the two ancient, antithetical conceptions of light – its locality as a particle, and its functionality as a wave.
originally posted by: VanDenEviL
a reply to: Box of Rain
Are you denying the existence of single particles, like a single photon in a particle state?
Photon
A photon is an elementary particle, the quantum of all forms of electromagnetic radiation, including light. It is the force carrier for the electromagnetic force, even when static via virtual photons. The photon has zero rest mass and as a result, the interactions of this force with matter at long distance are observable at the microscopic and at t…
originally posted by: Kashai
a reply to: LetsGoViking
Photon
A photon is an elementary particle, the quantum of all forms of electromagnetic radiation, including light. It is the force carrier for the electromagnetic force, even when static via virtual photons. The photon has zero rest mass and as a result, the interactions of this force with matter at long distance are observable at the microscopic and at t…
en.wikipedia.org...
All photons move at c.
its not impossible there is simply no way to record such a perspective.
The issue of density then comes to mind. Though in retrospect 186,000 miles per second with an 80+ billion light year universe, could suggest.... That rest mass in relation to photons presents at some scale we are not yet aware of.
The proverbial speed limit portends to a limit indicative of a potential at another scale of rest mass.
originally posted by: Box of Rain
originally posted by: VanDenEviL
a reply to: Box of Rain
Are you denying the existence of single particles, like a single photon in a particle state?
It may only appear to be a particle, but not be.
In the double-slit experiment, even if one photon at a time was shot through the slits (particle-style), the aggregate result of all of the single photons over time appeared as if wave interference was involved. If it was, then what was "waving"?
Quantum chaos is a branch of physics which studies how chaotic classical dynamical systems can be described in terms of quantum theory. The primary question that quantum chaos seeks to answer is: "What is the relationship between quantum mechanics and classical chaos?" The correspondence principle states that classical mechanics is the classical limit of quantum mechanics. If this is true, then there must be quantum mechanisms underlying classical chaos; although this may not be a fruitful way of examining classical chaos. If quantum mechanics does not demonstrate an exponential sensitivity to initial conditions, how can exponential sensitivity to initial conditions arise in classical chaos, which must be the correspondence principle limit of quantum mechanics? [1][2] In seeking to address the basic question of quantum chaos, several approaches have been employed:
Development of methods for solving quantum problems where the perturbation cannot be considered small in perturbation theory and where quantum numbers are large.
Correlating statistical descriptions of eigenvalues (energy levels) with the classical behavior of the same Hamiltonian (system).
Semi classical methods such as periodic-orbit theory connecting the classical trajectories of the dynamical system with quantum features.
Direct application of the correspondence principle.
originally posted by: Kashai
a reply to: Greggers
Quantum chaos is a branch of physics which studies how chaotic classical dynamical systems can be described in terms of quantum theory. The primary question that quantum chaos seeks to answer is: "What is the relationship between quantum mechanics and classical chaos?" The correspondence principle states that classical mechanics is the classical limit of quantum mechanics. If this is true, then there must be quantum mechanisms underlying classical chaos; although this may not be a fruitful way of examining classical chaos. If quantum mechanics does not demonstrate an exponential sensitivity to initial conditions, how can exponential sensitivity to initial conditions arise in classical chaos, which must be the correspondence principle limit of quantum mechanics? [1][2] In seeking to address the basic question of quantum chaos, several approaches have been employed:
Development of methods for solving quantum problems where the perturbation cannot be considered small in perturbation theory and where quantum numbers are large.
Correlating statistical descriptions of eigenvalues (energy levels) with the classical behavior of the same Hamiltonian (system).
Semi classical methods such as periodic-orbit theory connecting the classical trajectories of the dynamical system with quantum features.
Direct application of the correspondence principle.
The issue of what we today relate to in so far as randomness in quantum mechanics could be an expression of a non-random expression beyond our comprehension.
originally posted by: Kashai
The issue of what we today relate to in so far as randomness in quantum mechanics could be an expression of a non-random expression beyond our comprehension.