(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Plane monochromatic waves are propagating in free space parallel to the x-axis

in both positive and negative directions. At the origin the field strengths are

given by:

Ez = E0 cos wt Ey = 3E0 cos wt

cBz = E0 cos wt cBy = E0 cos wt

Find the amplitudes and polarisations of the forward and backward travelling

waves, and the net energy flux

3. The attempt at a solution

I only get the backward amplitude which is 2E0 parallel to y-axis and the net flux which is E0^2/Z0

Can anyone help to find the forward amplitude?

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# Homework Help: How to find the amplitudes and polarisation of travelling waves

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