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Homework Help: How would i solve this?

  1. Nov 25, 2008 #1
    how would i solve this???

    Let respectively b = (b1, b2, b3) and e = (e1, e2, e3) denote the magnetic
    and electric field in some medium. They are governed by Maxwell’s equations which look as follows:
    (0.1) dte = curl b
    (0.2) dtb = −curl e
    (0.3) div e = 0
    (0.4) div b = 0.
    Show that each bi and each ei satisfies the wave equation
    (dt^2-delta)phi = 0)
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  3. Nov 25, 2008 #2


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    Re: how would i solve this???

    Try taking the curl of both sides of equations 0.1 and 0.2 and see what you get...
  4. Nov 25, 2008 #3


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    Re: how would i solve this???

    Don't double post, ok?
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