Conical waves producing longitudinal power flows
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A conical electromagnetic wave converging to its axis is studied theoretically. It is demonstrated that the wave produces an intense self-accelerating flow of energy (momentum). Conical waves may find various applications such as in the acceleration of particles, the generation of high-power pencil beams, the transformation of simultaneously written spatial data into a time waveform, the measurement of flow rate, etc. It is noted that conical waves could set the stage for the manifestation of unknown properties of matter.
KeywordsElectromagnetic Wave Spatial Data Power Flow Pencil Beam Unknown Property
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