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How Electric Field Is Associated With Light

  1. Jun 1, 2006 #1
    Electric field is associated with ligt and light is made of photons but photons are chargeless praticles. so from where this electric field comes or what is the origin of this electic field.
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  3. Jun 1, 2006 #2


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    Are you familiar with Maxwell's equations and the wave equation?
  4. Jun 1, 2006 #3
    The Electric field can exist independent of a source although it needs a source to produce it. This is not the answer to your question, but its something interesting to think about :)
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