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Polarisation direction

  1. Sep 11, 2008 #1
    May I know what does polarization direction for linearly polarized plane waves mean?

    In general, does the polarization direction the same as E-field direction?
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2008
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  3. Sep 11, 2008 #2


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    The polarization direction is defined as the direction of the E vector.
  4. Sep 11, 2008 #3
    Thank you, Clem :smile:
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