What Is Photon?


A photon is a fundamental particle of light (does not have any sub-particles). The photon is massless and has no electric charge. In empty space the photon travels at the speed of light. The concept of the photon was developed by Albert Einstein. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photon
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The photon is the carrier of electromagnetic energy.
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The basic unit (quantum) of electromagnetic radiation (and therefore light), photons were first postulated by Planck, whose measurements of the blackbody spectrum showed that electromagnetic radiation... More »
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