Electromagnetic Wave

This animation shows an electromagnetic wave, namely a plane polarized wave, which propagates in positive x direction. The vectors of the electric field (red) are parallel to the y axis, the vectors of the magnetic field (blue) are parallel to the z axis.

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© Walter Fendt, September 20, 1999
Last modification: December 21, 1999