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Electromagnetic waves

by Mr-T
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Mr-T
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Nov14-12, 10:54 PM
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Can the magnetic wave have an influence on the electric wave?
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Nov14-12, 11:46 PM
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Welcome to PF;
The two components of the EM wave are generated from the same source - they are two parts of the same thing like the heads and tails of a coin. So they do not interact when the wave is in transit.

Was there a particular situation you were thinking about?


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