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by Ruby Richter 2L
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Intensity VS Frequency
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Intensity VS Frequency

The intensity of light is related to the amplitude, which is independent from wavelength and frequency. Therefore changing the intensity of light wouldn't alter the frequency/wavelength but rather the amplitude. The amplitude of a light's wave indicates the intensity or brightness of the light and b...
by Ruby Richter 2L
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Amplitude? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 8
Views: 215

Re: Amplitude? [ENDORSED]

I think amplitude is essentially the height of a wave from the average value or the rest position. It's independent from wavelength and frequency and determines the intensity of light. I think a good way of visualizing it is picturing the difference between the extreme values on the wave.
by Ruby Richter 2L
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: electromagnetic field and magnetic field
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: electromagnetic field and magnetic field

What is the significance of the electromagnetic field and magnetic field being perpendicular in that 3 dimensional space?

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