Phase velocity

  • #1
suryanarayan
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why is the phase velocity(c^2/v) greater than c?? since v<c it should be greater than c.. how does this happen?
 

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  • #2
10,100
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That's because its only a mathematical artifact of decomposing it into its Fourier components - its not an actual physical process.

Thanks
Bill
 

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