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December 18, 1926: Photon is Coined

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Jeffrey Powers

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December 18, 1926: Photon is Coined

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1926 – The term “Photon” is coined. Of course a photon is the basic “unit” of light and all other forms of electromagnetic radiation. Newton Lewis is the one who coins the term.

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