Foundations of Physics Letters

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 395–400

Remarks on Observed Superluminal Light Propagation

  • Nicola Cufaro Petroni
  • Jean-Pierre Vigier

DOI: 10.1023/A:1012321402475

Cite this article as:
Petroni, N.C. & Vigier, JP. Found Phys Lett (2001) 14: 395. doi:10.1023/A:1012321402475


A recent experiment [1] shows evidence for strong superluminal group and energy propagation, albeit not for superluminal signal velocity, in light pulses. A few remarks are in order about its implications on the quantum theory of light.

superluminality wave-particle duality photon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Cufaro Petroni
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Vigier
    • 2
  1. 1.INFN Sezione di Bari and INFM Unità di BariDipartimento Interateneo di Fisica dell'Università e del Politecnico di BariBariItaly
  2. 2.Gravitation et Cosmologie RelativistesUniversaté Paris VI-C.N.R.S.Paris Cedex 05France