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Interaction of Photons with Matter

  • Samuel C. C. Ting

Abstract

Recent experimental work on the interaction of photons with matter is reviewed. The review consists of three parts devoted to: 1) the validity of quantum electrodynamics at distances of 10−14–10−15 cm (interaction of photons with electrons); 2) leptonic decays of vector mesons (interaction of photons with photon-like particles); 3) photoproduction of vector me-sons (interaction of photons with nuclei). The review deals only with the most important and most recent experiments. A list and details of other similar experiments can be found in the Proceedings of the Vienna Conference [1].*

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