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Q & A: Does the photon have a structure?

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Most recent answer: 02/11/2011
Q:
what is the stucture of a photon?
- ali (age moeeni)
canada
A:
The photon has no known structure. Maybe at some extremely small distance scale there's some sort of string structure, but that's way past what anybody can measure or even predict theoretically.
What the photon does have is properties:

Boson statistics, energy, momentum, angular momentum, and coupling to electrically charged particles and to particles with magnetic moment.

Mike W.

(published on 02/11/2011)

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