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Homework Help: Electromagnetism Homogeneous Wave Equation

  1. Jan 11, 2008 #1
    I've managed to derive from Maxwell's equations the homogeneous electromagnetic wave equation with respect to the magnetic field.

    (The one that goes Del Squared of H minus (The second order partial derivative of B multiplied by the recipricol of C squared all equal to zero) Hopefully that makes sense)

    Can anyone help me in giving me a strategy for solving this equation for H(z,t)?
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  3. Jan 11, 2008 #2


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    Use the relationship between B & H to reduce it to all H. To simplify further you will need to refer to the problem specification with regards to the type of media you are dealing with. Hopefully by that point you can see what to do.
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