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## Homework Statement

The E field in an EM wave has a peak of 22.8 mV/m. What is the average rate at which this wave carries energy across unit area per unit time?

## Homework Equations

S = e_0*c*E^2

## The Attempt at a Solution

where e_0 = 8.85*10^-12

c = 3*10^8

E = 0.0228 V/m

S = (8.85E-12)*(3*10^8)*(0.0228)^2 = 1.38017E-6 W/m^2

Hello,

I trying finding the Poynting vector S using the equation e_0*c*E^2 as I have all the needed values. This produces an answer of 1.380E-6 W/m^2 which was incorrect. Where did I go wrong?

Thanks,

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