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# Photons and Interference

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## Abstract

In this chapter, we will give the mathematical description of the previous chapter’s experiments. This will show us how we can calculate the probabilities of measurement outcomes in quantum mechanics. We need to introduce simple matrices and basic complex numbers.

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