Electro Magnetic Waves

Are EM waves charged? Why ? Why Not ?
Please Explain
 
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jtbell

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No, they're not.
 
Thanks for reply. But can u explain abit Why So?............
 

jtbell

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Why would you think they might be charged?
 
Light consists of EM waves. If it was charged then any object exposed to light would become charged too but that's not the case.
EM waves consist of electric and magnetic fields so they can influence charged particles but they are not charged themselves.
 

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