Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 31 - Think and Explain: 42

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

The photoelectric effect experiment and Young's two-slit experiment are not in conflict. The fact that two different models are needed to explain the behavior of light is because of its "wave-particle duality". Complementarity is a central tenet of quantum physics. This is explained on pages 588 and 596.
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