Quantum Gravity and String Theory

   

Mass of an Electromagnetic Wave

Authors: Mark A. Newstead, Stephen C. Newstead

In this paper we investigate whether an electromagnetic wave can have mass, whilst also still having a maximum velocity equal to the speed of light. We find that their mass is inversely proportional to their velocity, such that they have no mass when travelling at the speed of light. This proportionality may also help explain the duality of light.

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[v1] 27 May 2011
[v2] 1 Jun 2011

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