A Theory of Light without Photons: Implications from Fermis to Light Years

  • Mendel Sachs
Conference paper


A new theory of elementary matter [1], that rejects the photon concept of light, has led to generalizations that have physical implications and have made numerical predictions in the domains of elementary particle physics, atomic physics and astrophysics.


Elementary Matter Fine Structure Constant Charged Matter Physical Vacuum Nonrelativistic Quantum Mechanic 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mendel Sachs
    • 1
  1. 1.State University of New YorkBuffaloUSA

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