Historical Misinterpretation of Light Interference
作者: 陈光冶 ：上海交通大学，船舶结构、海洋与建筑工程学院，上海;
Abstract: Light interference pattern has been interpreted as the intensity distribution of the superposed in-cident light waves for centuries. But we show in this paper, this interpretation is inconsistent with the fact that the interference pattern represents the relative intensity distribution of the scattering lights from a screen or that of the electric current in a photoelectric device. Through analyses for two typical cases of interference, we also show that the wave interpretation leads to violation of the law of energy conservation. An experimental scheme is proposed for verification. We conclude that, light never interferes in any wave and that in particular single photon never interferes itself; light is essentially not relevant to wave.
文章引用: 陈光冶 (2014) 光干涉的历史性误解。 应用物理， 4， 189-194. doi: 10.12677/APP.2014.412023
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