HW4 - (b) What is the direction of polarization? ( i.e....

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Physics 214 Summer 1993 Reminder: Prelim #1 is Wednesday, July 14, 11:30-12:45. It covers chapters 13 & 14, related lectures, assignments 1-3, and lab #1. Calculators permitted. Assignment #4 (due Tuesday, July 13) 1. An electromagnetic wave has the form E ( r ,t) = î E 0 sin (kz + wt) + 2 j E 0 sin (kz + wt) where î and j are unit vectors in the x and y directions. (a) What is the direction of propagation of this wave?
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Unformatted text preview: (b) What is the direction of polarization? ( i.e. what angle does the direction of polarization make with the x, y, and z axes?) (c) Write an equation for the magnetic field of this wave as a function of position and time ( i.e. B ( r ,t)). 2. 29-22. Change "rms" to "max." 3. 29-27. 4. 29-28. 5. 29-38....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PHYS 214 taught by Professor Thorne during the Summer '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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