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Measuring the frequency of the e.m. oscillations in the em. wave

  1. Mar 7, 2009 #1
    Consider please that an observer is located in a plane sinusoidal and polarized e.m. wave. He erects a metalic antenna normal to the direction of propagation. A sinusoidal potential difference appears between the two ends of the antenna having the same frequency as the e.m. has. Is that a correct way to measure the frequency?
     
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  4. Mar 7, 2009 #3

    clem

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    Yes........
     
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