As noted before,(1) one of the most durable of all beliefs about QED is that it endows light with “granular” properties that somehow wipe out the interference effects of classical electromagnetic theory.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. T. Jaynes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsWashington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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