electromagnetic wave

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n electromagnetic wave radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
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Usage

In literature:

It absorbed and dissipated electromagnetic waves rather than reflecting them.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
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In news:

In quick review, an inductive sensor generates an electromagnetic wave at a specific tuned frequency.
The main characteristic of the laser's electromagnetic waves is the wavelength, which is measured in nanometers.
Radio has been around since 1898, when Guglielmo Marconi started to experiment with electromagnetic waves as a way to send signals without wires.
Structures incorporating meta-materials can be designed to guide electromagnetic waves around an object, only to have them emerge on the other side as if they had passed through an empty volume of space, thereby cloaking the object.
The secret to the cloak 's exactly canceling waves is a "metamaterial," a man-made material that doesn't appear in nature and that has, as one paper put it, "exotic electromagnetic properties".
More so, we are simply running out of space within the electromagnetic spectrum for radio waves.
Hertz is known for his discovery of the existence of electromagnetic waves.
The range of electromagnetic radiation (electromagnetic waves) in our known universe, which includes visible light.
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In science:

Gravitational Magnetic Field ]From eq.(12.3-6), we can see that the equations of motion of gravitational wave in vacuum are quite similar to those of electromagnetic wave.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
The phenomenological behavior of gravitational wave must also be similar to that of electromagnetic wave.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
Parmigiani, “Some aspects of the reflection and refraction of an electromagnetic wave at an absorbing surface,” Am. J.
Constructing Fresnel reflection coefficients by ruler and compass
Lodenquai, “Electromagnetic wave propagation in media with complex refractive indices and transmission through absorbing films,” Am. J.
Constructing Fresnel reflection coefficients by ruler and compass
This problem is very similar to the problem of the propagation of the electromagnetic wave in the random media characterized by the gaussian distribution function (see e.g. ref. ).
Space-Time Evolution of the Oscillator, Rapidly moving in a random media
For example, there was the motivation, from knowledge of the medium (with a preferred rest frame) for sound waves, to consider an ether (with its postulated preferred rest frame) as a medium that could oscillate to give electromagnetic waves.
Quantum Mechanics as a Simple Generalization of Classical Mechanics
The solutions of the free Maxwell equations are electromagnetic waves while the solutions of the free Einstein field equations are gravitational waves which propagate on an oscillating metric .
General Relativity Requires Absolute Space and Time
However, even within the framework of General Relativity do electromagnetic waves not propagate through a luminiferous aether.
General Relativity Requires Absolute Space and Time
Manakov, “On the theory of two-dimensional stationary self-focusing of electromagnetic waves,” Sov.
Instability of two interacting, quasi-monochromatic waves in shallow water
The same conclusion is also obtained from the simulations on propagation of electromagnetic waves (EM) in 2D random dielectric media.
Are waves all localized in two dimensional random media?
Furthermore, we assume that the electromagnetic waves propagate in this direction as well and we select one of the two polarizations of light.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
There exists an analogy between the motion of free masses in the field of a gravitational wave and the motion of free charges in the field of an electromagnetic wave.
Components of the gravitational force in the field of a gravitational wave
An electromagnetic wave (photon) is emitted by a source of light at time t0 from a point x0 towards observer which receives the photon at time t at the point x.
General Relativistic Theory of Light Propagation in the Field of Radiative Gravitational Multipoles
The equations of propagation of electromagnetic waves in the geometric optics approximation are discussed in section 4 and the method of their integration is given in section 5.
General Relativistic Theory of Light Propagation in the Field of Radiative Gravitational Multipoles
Their specific form is a matter of computational convenience for derivation and interpretation of observable effects but it does not affect invariant quantities like the phase of electromagnetic wave propagating in the field of the multipoles.
General Relativistic Theory of Light Propagation in the Field of Radiative Gravitational Multipoles
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