Physics Waves 3

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  • Created on: 17-10-18 00:26

Electromagnetic waves

Electromagnetic waves are transverse waves. Their vibrations or oscillationsare changes in electrical and magnetic fields at right angles to the direction of wave travel.

All electromagnetic waves:

  • transfer energy as radiationfrom the source of the waves to an absorber
  • can travel through a vacuumsuch as in space
  • travel at the same speed through a vacuum or the air

Electromagnetic waves travel at


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