Jennison, R.C. (1999) Relationship between photons and electromagnetic waves derived from classical radio principles. IEE Proceedings of Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 146 (1). pp. 91-93. ISSN 1350-2417.
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A study of the radiation from toroidal aerial systems has shown that the displacement current and vector potential are always emitted in phase-closed loops. The minimal configuration is a 'figure of eight' displacement current. On the assumption that these entities may represent photons, the system is linearly translated to the wavelength of pair production. This provides a relationship that is applicable at all frequencies and involves the fine structure constant. It is shown that. at the moment of reception or reflection, the electrical component of a photon is equivalent to a virtual electron-positron pair spaced apart by half a wavelength in the direction of the Poynting vector, and the Maxwellian treatment remains valid.
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications)|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts|
|Depositing User:||I.T. Ekpo|
|Date Deposited:||17 Aug 2009 13:11|
|Last Modified:||17 Aug 2009 13:11|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16872 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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