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Lecture21 - direction in space. So we must allow the space...

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The 3D wave equation for the electric field and its solution! or which has the solution: where and 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 E E E E x y z t με + + - = 0 ( , , , ) exp[ ( )] E x y z t E i k r t ϖ = ⋅ - r r % % x y z k r k x k y k z + + r r 2 2 2 2 x y z k k k k + + 2 2 2 0 E E t - = r A light wave can propagate in any
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Unformatted text preview: direction in space. So we must allow the space derivative to be 3D: ( 29 , , x y z k k k k r ( 29 , , r x y z r...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course PHYS 2163 taught by Professor Briscoe during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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