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Interference of light waves: Young's double slit experiment.

Imagine doing Young's two slit interference experiment with an average of one photon per second incident on the slits. If you cover one slit with your thumb every other second, will there be interference ? Why ? What's going on ? What pattern will you see if you average for a long time ?

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Imagine doing Young's two slit interference experiment with an average of one photon per second incident on the slits. If you cover one slit with your thumb every other second, will there be interference ? Why ? What's going on ? ...

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The conceptual question about Young's double slit experiment is explained.

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