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Homework Help: Complete absorption of E-fields by surface

  1. Jan 10, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    An EM wave is incident normally on a surface which absorbs all the electric field. Using maxwell equations, determine B-field on the other side.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    If all the E-field is absorbed, won't ET and Er = 0? Then none of these boundary conditions make any sense.

    Boundary Conditions:
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