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The Double Slit Experiment Enigma - Resolved
preprintposted on 2023-07-08, 09:18 authored by Shlomo Barak
We dispel the need to attribute a dualistic nature to single photons that arrive, in a double slit experiment, at the screen one at a time. Interference is explained in a novel way based on known and accepted physics. The photon, being an excitation of the electromagnetic field, is regarded as a particle or more accurately a wavepacket, of a defined size, and not a wave.