Chap 33 - Electromagnetic Waves.pdf

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Introductory Electromagnetism and Wave Motion PHYS1004 Electromagnetic Waves Dr. Mike Donkers [email protected]
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Do I see waves coming? Maxwell’s equations predict E -M waves Maxwell’s equations result in two perpendicularly oscillating waves propagating simultaneously in the same direction Velocity
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Fronts and Magnitudes There is a relation between E and B The ratio of the magnitudes of the fields gives the velocity of the wave z x B(t) E(t) Visualize crests moving outwards called wave fronts
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