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Homework Help: Optical field question (very easy)

  1. May 26, 2006 #1
    When an optical field is written as:

    [tex]E=A_1e^{i(\vec{k}\vec{r}-\omega t)}+A_2e^{i(\vec{k}\vec{r}-\omega t)}+c.c[/tex]

    what does the c.c. for?
     
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  3. May 27, 2006 #2

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    That would be the complex conjugate.
     
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