Problem: Which of the following phenomena most clearly demonstrates the particle nature of light?A.  diffractionB. polarizationC. the photoelectric effectD. refractionE. interference

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A.  Demonstrates the wave nature of light. A wave bends/spreads out when it encounters a sharp cliff.

B. Demonstrates the wave nature of light. A wave has electric and magnetic field components aligned at specific axes in space. 

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Which of the following phenomena most clearly demonstrates the particle nature of light?

A.  diffraction

B. polarization

C. the photoelectric effect

D. refraction

E. interference

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