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So basically I was reading this book "Richard Feynman QED The Strange Theory of Light and Matter", and as you might know... It's quite old. In there I found that partial reflection is not yet explained. Although, it also mentioned that those who believed in the wave theory didn't have to wrestle that problem.
I would really appreciate it, if someone would explain to me 'The wave theory of QM' and also if someone by now has been successful in explaining partial reflection.


 

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Re: Question about partial reflection... In the terms on QM.
« Reply #1 on: 17/04/2015 12:49:56 »
1) Compute the electromagnetic field emitted by the source (if it's not already given).
2) Compute the number of photons incident on the semi-reflection surface quantizing the incident electromagnetic field.
2) Compute the amplitudes for reflection and transmission of the em field.
3) Compute the number of photons reflected on average from the surface, quantizing the reflected electromagnetic field.
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