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Properties of progressive waves

  1. Jul 11, 2014 #1
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    progressive waves are only for transverse waves ? or it can be also for longitidunal waves?

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  3. Jul 11, 2014 #2

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    Transverse electric (TE) waves in a waveguide have a longitudinal (axial) magnetic component. Transverse magnetic waves in a waveguide have an electric axial component. As far as I know, both types of waves can coexist in the same waveguide so you can have longitudinal E and M waves in a waveguide.
     
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