Foundations of Physics

, Volume 26, Issue 7, pp 943–953 | Cite as

The two-prism experiment and wave-particle duality of light

  • Partha Ghose
  • Dipankar Home
Part IV. Invited Papers Dedicated to Max Jammer


A number of papers on wave-particle duality has appeared since the two-prism experiment was performed by Mizobuchi and Ohtake, based on a suggestion by Ghose, Home, and Agarwal. Against this backdrop, the present paper provides further clarification of the key issues involved in the analysis of the two-prism experiment. In the process, we present an overview of wave-particle duality vis-a vis Bohr's complementarity principle.


Clarification Complementarity Principle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Partha Ghose
    • 1
  • Dipankar Home
    • 2
  1. 1.S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic SciencesCalcuttaIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsBose InstituteCalcuttaIndia

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