## Electric and Magnetic Fields

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### Electric and Magnetic Fields

When professor Lavelle was talking about the oscillation of electric and magnetic fields, are both important when looking at electromagnetic radiation / light? Like what is the significance of each? I know he addressed the speed of the electric field, and it's importance in different ranges of visible light, but not really magnetic fields.

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### Re: Electric and Magnetic Fields

The electric and magnetic fields are nor separate entities.
Electro-magnetic radiation (light) consists of both.

As I mentioned in class it is the electric field component that interacts with charged particles such as electrons.

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