Indeterminacy would apply equally to the mass of both particles, because the concomitant of indeterminacy is indistinguishability.
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Quote from: AlanDepends on the nature of the interaction. At low photon energies the photon generally disappears into heat, a chemical change, or the movement of charge in an electrical circuit, but at energies above the visible spectrum you can get all sorts of secondary emission including photonuclear reactions.
What is the likelihood that emissions arising from these interactions would influence the original beam?
Would there be any effect other than "attenuated intensity"?
We use all kinds of filters to remove photons of specific energies from a beam to produce a more monoenergetic (monochromatic) beam of lower intensity.
Experience teaches that trying to forge any kind of link between this sort of mathematical concept and the “real world” leads nowhere.