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The real reason light moves slower through materials


McMahon, Casey Ray


Research Papers


Mathematical Physics



Date Published:

December 23, 2015




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Here, I use the McMahon field theory to present an explanation and a physical model as to why light moves slower through different transparent materials, compared to a vacuum. First, I present the basics of McMahon field theory as to how light moves as a secondary coil, then I’ll explain the index of refraction and the physical affect this has on the light coil. It is this affect that causes light to slow down when passing through different materials.


Clive Tickner(suffolk, United Kingdom (GB)):
Dear Casey Ray McMahon, I have read your recent paper with extreme interest, especially all the details regarding the passage of light through various materials. However, as you base much of your theory on Einstein's ideas of time and space dilation I wonder if you might be interested in my essay "Repudiating the idea of time dilation and other fallacies" which will explain why I find some of your points are maybe incorrect. Sorry, no criticism intended, just an interest in an alternative interpretation! Very best wishes, Clive

Posted: November 18, 2015 @ 11:31:57 am

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