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  Photon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The photon is one of the elementary particles.
The energy and momentum carried by a photon is proportional to its frequency (or inversely proportional to its wavelength) with a constant of proportionality equal to the Planck constant.
Photons are deflected by a gravitational field twice as much as Newtonian mechanics predicts for a test mass traveling at the speed of light.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Photon   (2228 words)

 Photon torpedo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Photon torpedoes are most useful for combat while ships are engaged in warp speed travel, as phasers, which are confined to the speed of light, are not generally usable.
A typical photon torpedo is an elongated elliptical tube that measures 2.1 m in length, 0.76 m in width, 0.45 m in height, and 247.5 kg in dry mass.
Photon torpedo casings are known to be extremely tough, capable of surviving intact high-speed entry into the atmosphere of an M-class planet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Photon_torpedo   (1193 words)

Photons are often loosely associated to light, to which they relate only for a very narrow frequency window of the spectrum.
Even there, light is commonly encountered in quantum states which are not pure photons but superpositions of different numbers of photons, to wit, either coherent superpositions (so-called coherent states) describing coherent light such as the one emitted by an ideal laser, or chaotic superpositions (so-called thermal states) describing light in thermal equilibrium (flbody radiation).
The dispersion relation is linear and the constant of proportionality is Planck's constant h, yielding the useful relations for kinematic studies, E = h ν (with E the photon energy and ν the frequency of the mode, or photon frequency) and p = h ν / c (p the momentum).
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/p/ph/photon.html   (487 words)

 Photon Belt - Crystalinks
A photon is a quantum of light, or the smallest possible packet of light at a given wavelength.
Because a single photon may stimulate the release of a large number of additional photons, the total number of photons is increased, thus increasing the intensity of the light within the medium.
The Photon Belt is a belief largely linked to some parts of the new age movement that a band of photons is going to collide with the Earth and cause massive failure of electrical equipment.
www.crystalinks.com /photonbelt.html   (2442 words)

 photon on Encyclopedia.com
PHOTON [photon], the particle composing light and other forms of electromagnetic radiation, sometimes called light quantum.
About the beginning of the 20th cent., the classical theory that light is emitted and absorbed by matter in a continuous stream came under criticism because it led to incorrect predictions about several effects, notably the radiation of light by incandescent bodies (see fl body) and the photoelectric effect.
The light imparts energy and momentum to a charged particle when one of the photons collides with it, as is demonstrated by the Compton effect.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/p1/photon.asp   (356 words)

 Photon Light.com: World-famous LED Flashlights, Rave LED Flashlights, Brilliant Keychain Flashlight, Flashing LED ...
The original Photon Micro-Light LED key chain flashlight revolutionized the flashlight industry when it was first released in 1995, and has been credited with creating a whole new market for small, bright, LED key chain flashlights.
Photon Micro-Lights are some of the most popular LED key chain flashlights in the world with over a million satisfied users.
Photon Micro-Light led key chain flashlights are so affordable you'll want several for yourself and one for each of your friends and family members.
www.photonlight.com   (1035 words)

 Lightweight Other Stuff
Photons get about 10 to 12 hours continuous use and possibly up to twice that with normal use (based on my tests).
Photon I. I don’t know if the battery was bad or what, but I was very disappointed with this color.
The Photons cost more than your ordinary run-of-the-mill micro light but you'll be getting a much more powerful product with longer battery life, as a bonus.
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 LEDs - Gallium Indium Nitride UV, violet, purple, blue, aqua, turquoise, green, white. Also Gallium Arsenide and ...
The Photon Micro Light II is operated by squeezing it between your thumb and forefinger.
This is a collage of beams from all of the visible light Photon II lights.
The UV emitted from the Photon was also shown to activate phosphorescent and fluorescent materials of all sorts: the hands of alarm clocks and watches, brightly colored packaging, day-glow fabrics, white cotton, bleached papers, highlighting pens, even urine in places around the toilet that you may not regularly clean.
ledmuseum.home.att.net /pho1.htm   (2516 words)

 PHOTON EMISSION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since a photon is described subsequently as a quantum of space, the photon may also be a type of distortion of this same space and time, a compact highly-curved region of space--a type of localized wave in space-time.
Photons are produced as the wave vectors are up and holes are produced when they are in the down direction in the image.
The two varieties of photons (photons and photon holes) proposal is probably not directly testable, however, symmetrical reasoning indicates that this should indeed be the case.
www.johnkharms.com /photon.htm   (6568 words)

 Photon Biovibe - The Latest In Vibrational Energy Technology
The Photon Biovibe is based upon the principles discovered by Georges Lakhovsky, a French scientist who came to America in the 1920s.
The Photon Biovibe is a revolutionary new electronic machine, distinct in that it is based on the concept that the bio-physics underlying the body's biochemistry plays a significant role in regulating all of life's health processes.
Photons are the driving source of metabolism, whereas substances and chemicals are only secondary stimulants and partners of elemental information in this dynamic.
www.photonbiovibe.com   (1342 words)

 Origin of the word "photon"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The serious objections to the idea of the conservation of photons are met in a consideration of the thermodynamics of radiation and of the laws of spectroscopy.
If, therefore, we are to admit the conservation of photons, we must say that the atom does not pass from precisely the same initial to the same final state by the two paths, but rather that either the 4-2 or the 1-1 states must be multiple.
To account for the apparent existence of these processes, it is necessary to assume that atoms are frequently changing their photon number by the exchange of photons of very small energy, corresponding to thermal radiation in the extreme infra-red.
www.nobeliefs.com /photon.htm   (1646 words)

 Photon Astronomy PDF eZine - Issue 8
Photon is a bi-monthly astronomy magazine which aims to fill the gap left by the regular printed magazines.
Photon is written by amateur astronomers for amateur astronomers and focuses on topics that relate directly to amateur astronomy rather than more esoteric, armchair-type subjects or other non-practical-related topics.
Photon has been designed so that one page at a time fits on your monitor, so there’s none of that messy scrolling up and down that’s required in so many PDF documents.
www.nightskyobserver.com /Photon   (914 words)

 Monica Rambeau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monica was known as Captain Marvel for most of her Avengers career; however, she agreed to change her alias to Photon, conceding the Captain Marvel title to Genis-Vell, the son of the original Captain Marvel, out of respect for her predecessor.
In the Black Panther series by Reginald Hudlin, Monica Rambeau is recruited by the Black Panther to fend of a vampire outbreak in post-Katrina New Orleans, as part of an all-fl super hero team comprising Luke Cage, Blade, Black Panther and Brother Voodoo.
She can turn into photons (light), electricity, microwaves, radio waves, ultra-violet rays, gamma rays, or any known form of energy from the electromagnetic spectrum; by focusing her light-energy form into a tight beam, she can become a laser.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monica_Rambeau   (717 words)

 AnimeOnDVD.com >> Disc Reviews >> Photon
Photon is a pretty simple show that revolves around the title character, a young extremely gifted man on a far flung world.
The village chief then sends Photon off to retrieve her (for the 47th time apparently) and with as few words as possible for the entire show, Photon goes and does what he has to.
Photon isn't a hentai show, but CPM made sure to cover themselves by using the same language on the shows opening to let you know all the characters are 19 and over.
www.animeondvd.com /reviews2/disc_reviews/551.php   (1117 words)

 Animetric.com >> Anime Reviews >> Photon
Photon is a quiet young man with a kind heart and incredible superhuman strength.
Photon is like a deranged and acid-trippy version of "Tenchi Muyo".
Photon is one wild romp -- something you'd watch for the sake of pure, unbridled fun.
www.animetric.com /nop/photon.html   (420 words)

 Futures Trading Platforms. PHOTONTRADER: THE PREMIER ONLINE FUTURES TRADING PLATFORM. Online trading. Electronic ...
Photon connects to multiple global futures and options exchanges at no extra fee, provides assistance with trading screen customization, and is fueled by powerful Sun Microsystem servers.
Photon provides a full range of IT Infrastructure consulting services to help trading firms plan, design, build, secure, and manage world-class trading networks.
Photon works with a firm or individual to achieve ideal trading network design efficiency and to define how technical services will be delivered, managed, and operated.
www.photontrader.com   (261 words)

 Fluorescent Lighting, Studio Lighting Services, Photographic Studio Equipment, Tungsten Lighting, Studio Lighting ...
All Photon Beard products are individually hand built to the highest standards, as you would expect from a company which is proud of its reputation for excellence.
All Photon Beard's Photographic Studio Equipment products are individually hand built to the highest standards, as you would expect from a company which is proud of its reputation for excellence.
Photon Beard is based in Bedfordshire, supplying the whole of the UK with photographic studio equipment.
www.photonbeard.com   (643 words)

 Photon Inc. - the Laser and Light Measurement Solutions Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Photon Inc. is a leading supplier of laser and electro-optical instrument systems for fast and accurate measurement, testing and analysis of laser and light sources, optical components for telecommunications, and other applications.
Photon manufactures a full spectrum of beam profiling instruments for pulsed and CW sources using scanning slits, pinholes, CCD arrays, goniometric, and knife-edge technologies.
Photon instruments measure both near and far-field irradiance distribution patterns of lasers, laser diodes, LEDs, VCSELs, and optical fibers.
www.photon-inc.com   (146 words)

 Vikki Plays Photon
Photon started out in the 80's as a building where you would run around with a ton of gear strapped to you and shoot at opponents on another team with electronic guns.
Photon quickly came out with a superior system for home play, but it was already overshadowed.
Photon beat you senseless with a moral lesson each week and then used the moral as a blunt object to nail your coffin shut at the very end.
www.snowcrest.net /fox/photon   (3744 words)

 Photon Light Photon Micro Light led flashlights
Photon Micro Light I, II and 3, and Photon Freedom along with the Rav'n Party light and Micro-Light Knife from LRI.
The polyurethane case of the Photon is practically indestructible and is very abrasion resistant.
The light output is slightly less than the white Photon, but is still very bright for its size (the batteries and the light itself actually take up about half the space of a Photon).
www.cfrlights.com /photonlight.html   (3359 words)

 Photon DevBlog» The latest news on Photon development.
I know that very little differentiates Photon 0.1 from other options that are out there, so that was never where I intended to focus a lot of the time.
The 0.0.x series of photon is to be considered alpha software, and I can make no promises as far as API compatibility, however if you are working/planning on a project in photon, it would be in both of our best interests if we touched base so that I could avoid breaking what works.
Photon is actively seeking an OSX porter, an MSVC porter, and a developer who is willing to work on a small game project in photon (with my assistance).
photon.sourceforge.net   (2335 words)

 Photon Mapping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Photon Mapping is a rendering technique which can render indirect illumination and caustics, lighting effects generally called radiosity or global illumination.
A good understanding of the effects of each of the numerous parameters that control its operation is necessary in order to get the best tradeoff between a desired quality and an acceptable render time and this tradeoff is greatly dependent on the scene to be rendered.
Photon Mapping is not easy to use and requires the acquisition of a lot of new knowledge.
www.ypoart.com /tutorials/Photon-Mapping.htm   (304 words)

 Fishing Lures by Photon Lures
Photon Lures is one of the leading fishing lure manufacturers of handcrafted fishing lures that GLOW-in-the-DARK and GLOW-in-the-DAY.
Photon Lures fishing lures use advanced luminous technology to glow and change colors under all fishing conditions.
Photon Lures automatically adapt their color, brightness, and contrast to give fish a very visible target throughout the retrieve.
www.photonlures.com   (425 words)

 STA: Photon: Welcome to the Photon Section (Action Figures & Guns)
Photon is a extremely small action figure line of only 2+ figures.
Photon as some may remember, came after the famous game called "Laser Tag".
With the Photon live show being aired, LJN was preparing to release at least 5 more action figures which were never produced.
www.toyarchive.com /Photon.html   (366 words)

 CERN Courier - Photon teleportation achieve - IOP Publishing - article
For example, with two entangled photons (A and B), determining the polarization of one of them (say, 0°) automatically defines the polarization of the other _ the second photon must "collapse" into the complementary state (90°).
Therefore to teleport the information "45° polarization", a messenger photon of 45° polarization is made to entangle with photon A, thus obliging A then to be in the complementary polarization state.
This in turn means that photon B now has the same polarization as the messenger photon, which is complementary to that of A. Then measuring the 45° polarization of B means "message received".
www.cerncourier.com /main/article/40/2/8   (235 words)

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