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10 September 2009 Can the quantum theory of light contain the classical electromagnetic theory of light?
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Based on the theoretical derivation and experimental data, the declaration that the quantum theory of light can contain the classical electromagnetic theory of light is oppugned, and two dead-points are put forward. One is the nonconservation of the energy of the electromagnetic field before and after quantization due to a number of zero point energy, and the other is that the real electromagnetic wave, as a matter, will lose its real material nature in theory, or only as a substitute of photons. Finally, a crucial experiment is designed to demonstrate and compare the accuracy of quantum theory and classical electromagnetic theory in the classical condition.
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Yongchao Gan "Can the quantum theory of light contain the classical electromagnetic theory of light?", Proc. SPIE 7421, The Nature of Light: What are Photons? III, 74210U (10 September 2009); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.825588
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