Electromagnetic waves

  1. Can the magnetic wave have an influence on the electric wave?
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  3. Simon Bridge

    Simon Bridge 15,474
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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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