EM waves

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Nikita Patra 3J
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EM waves

Postby Nikita Patra 3J » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:56 pm

Are EM waves the energy itself or the disturbance in electromagnetic field caused by energy (like throwing a stone into a pond and wave forms)?

Michelle Shin 4B
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Re: EM waves

Postby Michelle Shin 4B » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:58 pm

Electromagnetic waves are the result of a disturbance in the electromagnetic field.

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Re: EM waves

Postby SimranSangha4I » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:00 pm

It's the disturbance.

Robert Cross 1A
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Re: EM waves

Postby Robert Cross 1A » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:04 pm

Despite lacking mass, the release of a photon and its inherent energy results in a change in the magnetic field of the surrounding area. In QM, energy released by a photon is directly linked to a change in the magnetic field along the path of the ejected photon.

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