Lec5 - the physical fields are real and we take the real...

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Plane EM waves in linear homogeneous medium In regions where there is no free charge or current, Maxwell equations become (1) (2) (3) (4) wave equations Note that there will be no EM wave without Maxwell’s modification to Ampere’s law.
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While it is mathematical convenient to use complex solution, for EM waves,
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Unformatted text preview: the physical fields are real and we take the real part of this complex solution. Maxwell equations impose further restriction on the general solutions. propagation direction...
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